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Manwood Fm, Manwood Grove

Early-attested site in the Parish of Langenhoe

Historical Forms

  • Man(n)ewod(e) 1250 CottCh 1336–44 Ct
  • Manefeld(estrate) 1291 ADii
  • Man Wood 1777 C
  • Man Hey Wood 1805 O


Manwood Fm, Manwood Grove (6″) is Man (n )ewod (e )1250CottCh , 1336–44Ct , Manefeld (estrate )1291 AD ii, Man Wood 1777 C, Man Hey Wood 1805 O. 'Wood, open country, and enclosure held in common.' Cf. Man Wood infra 495. It lies on the bounds of Langenhoe and Abberton.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement