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.

Holland Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Petworth

Historical Forms

  • Hallands 1548 SRS12,69 1553 SRS3


is referred to as Hallands in 1548 (SRS 12, 69) and 1553 (SRS 3) . This suggests that the name is really ' hall-lands , ' cf. Halland infra 400 . It is certainly not in a hollow .