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.

Red Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hamfallow

Historical Forms

  • Redwod(e) 1514 Berk 1516 MinAcct
  • Reddewoode 1522 Berk
  • Redwoode Chace 1545 Surv


Red Wood, Redwod (e )1514 Berk, 1516MinAcct , Reddewoode 1522 Berk, Redwoode Chace 1545Surv . v. rēad , wudu . This was one of the chaces of Berkeley.