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.

Peel Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Coxwold

Historical Forms

  • Yearesley Pele 1613 NR


Latin pēlum , Du Cange), and was used in English of 'a palisade

of stakes, a stockaded enclosure' (NED).