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.

Gutteridge Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ickenham

Historical Forms

  • Great Headge Wood t.Jas1 ECP
  • woods called Great Hedge 1610 Depositions
  • Grutedge Wood 1754 R


Gutteridge Wood is Great Headge Wood t. Jas 1 ECP, woods called Great Hedge 1610Depositions , Grutedge Wood 1754 R. The modern form is no doubt corrupt. Cf. dialectal [gə(r)t] for great .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement