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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.

Old Woodhouse

Major Settlement in the Parish of Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • Wodehous 1271–2 Ass 1327 SR
  • Blakemere Wodehous 1388 Pat
  • Wodhous 1401–2 Talbot
  • Oldewodhous ib

Etymology

This is a recurring name in Sa, v. the discussion under Woodhouse in Stoke upon Tern supra .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site