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.

Strudgwick Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirdford

Historical Forms

  • Strodwic 956 BCS961
  • Strode Wica t.Hy2 Pat 1361
  • boscus de Strodwike c.1330 LibP
  • Strodewykeswood in Kyrdeford 1340 MinAcct
  • Stroodwiches Wood 1646 SRS14,110


'Farm in the marshy place,' v. strod , wic . The earliest identification is not certain. It is the name of a swine-pasture belonging to Annington, mentioned along with Frant and Lydwicke in Slinfold, and may refer to this place.