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Survey of English Place-Names

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Westwood Fm and Wet Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Tatsfield

Historical Forms

  • Whetwood gille 1561 SACvi
  • Wett Wood 1695 Gresham
  • Wet Wood Farm 1839 TA


( 6 ″ ) are Whetwood gille 1561SAC vi, Wett Wood 1695 Gresham, Wet Wood Farm 1839TA . The forms are too late for any certainty , but it is clear that the modern form is corrupt . For gill , v. supra 85 . The land here is very wet ( SAC vi ) .