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.

Woodbury Coppice

Early-attested site in the Parish of East Holme

Historical Forms

  • Woodbury Hill 1841 TA
  • Wodebury 1323 MinAcct


Woodbury Coppice (SY 897852), Woodbury Hill 1841TA , Wodebury 1323MinAcct , 'fortified place at the wood', v. wudu , burh (dat.sg. byrig ); there is apparently no evidence for an ancient site here, cf. Woodbury in Bere R. par. infra .