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.

Bytwunewode

Field in the Parish of Winterborne Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • Bytwunewode 1317 MiltC

Etymology

Bytwunewode('(land) between the woods', v. betwēonan, wudu(dat.pl. wudum), cf. in bosco exteriori 1321)