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.

Great Cattage Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Cottingham

Historical Forms

  • Catteheggis c.1400 Rental
  • Cathege 1551 Pat
  • Cattedg 1553–8 Ct


Great Cattage Wood (6″) is Catteheggis c. 1400Rental , Cathege 1551 Pat, Cattedg 1553–8Ct 'Wild cat hedge,' cf. Wolfidge supra 123.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement