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.

Highwood Copse

Other OS name in the Parish of Welford

Historical Forms

  • Hyethwood Cop' 1538 RentSur
  • Le High Wood, Le Hiewood Groue, The Highwood Coppes 1550 LRMB


, Hyethwood Cop '1538RentSur ,Le High Wood , Le Hiewood Groue , The Highwood Coppes 1550LRMB , v. hēah , wudu and copis ; the last el . is frequent in this parish .