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.

Windfall Wood

Field in the Parish of Shottle and Postern

Historical Forms

  • Windfall Wood 1560 Lanc

Etymology

Windfall Wood 1560(perhaps'windy forest clearing', v. wind1,(ge)fall)