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.

Haywood Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Cheswardine

Historical Forms

  • Haywode 1327 SR
  • Haywood 1635 GT
  • Heywood 1833 OS


This is a recurring name from (ge)hæg 'enclosure' and wudu. It is Haywood He, Haywood St, Heywood Sr, Heywood W, and other Sa occurrences are Heywood in Rushbury (Part 3196) and in Aston Botterell.