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 Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Risley

Historical Forms

  • (la) Wod(e)hall(e) 1290 Ct 1305,1316,1320 Middleton 1330 Ass 1372 Cor 1391 Ct 1423 Cl 1431 FA 1541 WollCh
  • aula bosci Ed1 Middleton


Wood Hall (6″), (la ) Wod (e )hall (e )1290Ct (p), 1305, 1316, 1320Middleton (p), 1330Ass (p), 1372Cor (p), 1391Ct (p), 1423 Cl, 1431 FA, 1541WollCh , aula bosci Ed 1Middleton (p). 'Hall in the wood', v. wudu , hall .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement