English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Newell Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Pickworth

Historical Forms

  • Newhall 1541 LP
  • Newall Wood 1610 Speed
  • Newhall Wood c1800,1806 Map
  • Newell Wood 1824 O 1846 White 1876 Burghley


NEWELL WOOD, Newhall 1541 LP, Newall Wood 1610 Speed, Newhall Wood c1800, 1806 Map, Newell Wood 1824 O, 1846 White, 1876Burghley , cf. Newell Hills 1876ib . The wood was named from 'the new hall', v. nīwe , hall .