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.

Canepwode

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Canepwode 1300 Hutch 13 Shaft

Etymology

Canepwode 1300(v. wudu; for the first el. cf. AdamKanap', gardini Matillidis Canape n.d. ?13(c.1407), domus Matillis Kanepe 1297, Knappes Hall infra)