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.

Withecocke wood

Field in the Parish of Withcote

Historical Forms

  • Withecocke wood 1566 AAS
  • Withcocke woode 1566 AAS
  • boscum de Widkoc 1227 ClR

Etymology

Withecocke wood, Withcocke woode 1566 (v. wudu; it is earlier recorded as boscum de Widkoc 1227 ClR, with MLat   boscus' a wood').