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.

Prior Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Isel Oldpark

Historical Forms

  • bank boscosus, vocatus le Prior-bank p.1479 Hexham


( 6 ″ ) . Cf. 1 bank boscosus , vocatus le Prior-bank p. 1479 Hexham . So called because owned by the Prior of Hexham .