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 Taxal

Historical Forms

  • Normanwod 1337 Eyre
  • Normanwode in Taksale 1347 ib
  • Normanneswode super vast' de Tacsale 1357 ChFor


Normanwood (111–009783), Normanwod 1337Eyre , Normanwode in Taksale 1347ib , Normanneswode super vast ' de Tacsale 1357ChFor , 'the northman's or Northmann's wood', v. Norðmann , wudu , cf. Normans Hall, Normonwode 134 113, supra , Taxal supra .