English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Wheatley Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Amersham

Historical Forms

  • Witley Wd 1826 B


The true name of the place is clearly 'white clearing.'v. hwit , leah .