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.

Tongue Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Bolton by Bowland

Historical Forms

  • Tunge c.1200 Sawl36 e.13 Puds


, 1841TA , Tunge c. 1200Sawl 36, e. 13 Puds , v. tunge ' tongue of land ' , here a small ridge alongside the R . Ribble .