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Other OS name in the Parish of Cottingham

Historical Forms

  • Pratwode 1408 YI
  • Pratwood 1578 BM


is Pratwode 1408YI, Pratwood 1578 BM . OE  prætt , ME  prat ' astute, cunning , ' was used as a by - name as in Lefwinus Prat astutus ( De gestis Herewardi ) and here probably is the name of the owner of the wood .