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.

Woods

Field in the Parish of Toller Porcorum

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA

Etymology

Woods(cf.Thomas Wood 1664, and Wood 's Mead 1772, endowed in that year for the foundingof a school and where the school-house was built, cf. School land Acre supra)