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.

Hound Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Winterslow

Historical Forms

  • Hundewude 1275 Ipm


Hound Wood is Hundewude 1275 Ipm, Hundewode 1279, 1331, Hundwode t. Ed 2For , 1337 Pat. 'Wood of the dogs or hounds' (OE  hunda wudu ).