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.

Woodthorpe Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Handsworth

Historical Forms

  • Wodetorp 13 Hlm
  • Wodethorp l.13 ib
  • Woodthorp(e) 1451 FA 1587 FF


Woodthorpe Hall, Wodetorp 13 Hlm (p), Wodethorp l. 13 ib, Woodthorp (e )1451 FA, 1587 FF et passim . 'Outlying farmstead near the wood', v. wudu , þorp .