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.

Shortwood Cmn

Early-attested site in the Parish of Marnhull

Historical Forms

  • Shortwood Cmn 1653 DCMSurv 1870 Hutch3
  • Schortewude, S(c)hortwode e14 GlastE
  • comon called Shortwood 1619 Weld1
  • Short Wood Cmn 1811 OS


Shortwood Cmn (lost, at ST 767178), Shortwood Cmn 1653DCMSurv , 1870 Hutch3, Schortewude , S (c )hortwode e14GlastE , comon called Shortwood 1619Weld 1, Short Wood Cmn 1811 OS, 'short wood', v. sc(e)ort, wudu .