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.

Woodwater Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Motcombe

Historical Forms

  • Woodwater 1811 OS
  • Woodwater Ho 1838 TA


, Woodwater 1811 OS, Woodwater Ho 1838TA , cf. grounde lyeinge att or neere the River or water called Woodwater 1638SxAS , v. wudu , wæter ; the farm lies by R . Lodden .