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Survey of English Place-Names

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Hazelwood Green

Early-attested site in the Parish of Preston Bagot

Historical Forms

  • Heselholt 1221 Ass
  • Haselholt(e) 1262 1414 IpmR 1519 FF
  • Haselholt(e) juxta Preston Bagot 1304 Ass
  • Hesilholt 1301 Ipm
  • Esulholt 1361 IpmR
  • Hasulholt 1483 ib


Hazelwood Green (6″) is Heselholt 1221Ass (p), Haselholt (e )1262 ib., 1414 IpmR, 1519FF , Haselholt (e ) juxta Preston Bagot 1304Ass , Hesilholt 1301 Ipm, Esulholt 1361 IpmR, Hasulholt 1483 ib.'Hazel wood,' v. holt . “Having had its name from the situation, holt in our antient English importing a Grove of Trees standing on high” (Dugdale 591). For the later change of suffix cf. Wormwood Scrubbs (Mx), Wermeholt 1198 Cur, Wormholt 1294Ass to 1535 VE, Wormewood 1654 DKR xl.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Major Settlement