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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.

Lowewode

Field in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • Lowewode 1395 MiltC
  • the Lowe wode 1395 MiltRoll
  • lowewodemede 1395 MiltRoll

Etymology

Lowewode 1395, the Lowe wode, lowewodemede 1395(e15)(v. low, wudu, cf. the Heywode supra)