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.

Wood Oak Pit

Field in the Parish of Davenham

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA

Etymology

Wood Oak Pit(probably a pit near a wood in which to soak oak-bark for tanning).

Places in the same Parish