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.

Bywood Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Dunkeswell

Historical Forms

  • Biuda 1086 DB
  • Bywode, Biwode 1196 Oliver
  • Biuuode 1285 FA
  • Bywode 1290 Cl 1291 Tax


'By the wood.'There is still a wood just by the farm.