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.

Yorney Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Shalford

Historical Forms

  • Yawney c.1840 TA


Yorney Wood (6″) is Ewenhey t. Ed 3, Ewney 1492Rental , Yawney c. 1840 TA. OE  ēowena -(ge )hæg , 'ewes' enclosure,' v. (ge)hæg and cf. Ironbridge supra .