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.

Lightwoods

Other OS name in the Parish of Packwood

Historical Forms

  • Lyhtewode 1246 FF
  • Leytewodd 1502 Add

Etymology

( 6 ″ ) is Lyhtewode 1246 FF, Leytewodd 1502Add . ' Bright wood , ' cf. Lighthorne supra 255 .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement