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.

Wool Row

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Wllewro 13 WB45
  • Wolewra 1266 YI
  • Wlvewro 1275 WCR
  • Wolrowe 1549 YDvi
  • Woolrow 1645 WillY


Wool Row, Wllewro 13WB 45(p), Wolewra 1266 YI, Wlvewro 1275 WCR, Wolrowe 1549 YD vi, Woolrow 1645 WillY. 'Wolf nook', v. wulf , vrá ; Woolrow iii, 4infra has a different origin.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site