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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Beverley

Historical Forms

  • Norwode 1308 BevAct 1379 Poll 1407 BevDoc
  • Norwod 1437 HMC(Bev)
  • Norwood 15th BevDoc 1699 BevRent
  • Northwod 1406 Nunkeel


Norwood is Norwode 1308 BevAct, 1379 Pollet passim to 1407 BevDoc, Norwod 1437 HMC(Bev), Norwood 15th BevDocet passim to 1699BevRent , Northwod 1406Nunkeel (p). 'North wood.'