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.

Woodcock Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Northfield


This may take its name from the family of Wodecoc or Wodecoke recorded here in 1275 and 1327 (SR), rather than directly from the bird.