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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Baslow and Bubnell

Historical Forms

  • le Wodehouse(s) 1296,1343 HardCh
  • Wodehous 1383 FF
  • le Wodehousus 1395 HardCh
  • Wodehouse 1437 ib
  • Woodhouse 1553 ib


Woodhouse (lost), le Wodehouse (s )1296, 1343HardCh (p), Wodehous 1383FF (p), le Wodehousus 1395HardCh , Wodehouse 1437 ib, Woodhouse 1553 ib. 'House(s) in the wood', v. wudu , hūs , and for the same name Stanton Woodhouse infra 166.