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.

Glympton Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Glympton

Historical Forms

  • Glimhemwode 1278–9 RH
  • Glympton Wood 1608–9 Survey
  • Glym Wood c.1840 TA


Glympton Wood is Glimhemwode 1278–9 RH, Glympton Wood 1608–9Survey , Glym Wood c. 1840TA . 'Wood of the people of Glympton,' v. hǣme .