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.

Grenville's Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wotton Underwood


Wotton was a Grenville manor (Fees 881) and in the perambulation of Bernwood Forest in 1298 (VCH ii. 132) the wood is referred to as 'the wood of Richard Grenvoile (sic) of Wotton.'

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement