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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Amersham

Historical Forms

  • Agmondesham Wodrowe 1520 LP
  • Agmondesham Wooderew 1535 LP


The meaning of the elements is obvious but that of the compound is not so clear. There is not much likelihood of a 'row' of buildings here.