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.

Piriho Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stanton Harcourt

Historical Forms

  • (forete de) P'iho 1161 P
  • (bosco…de) Piriho 1235 FF
  • Pereio 1086 DB


Piriho Wood (lost) is (forete de ) P 'iho 1161 P, (boscode ) Piriho 1235 FF. This may be Pereio 1086 DB, 'pear-tree hill,' v. pirige , hōh .

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