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.

Nun Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Guiseley

Historical Forms

  • Nonnewode, Nonnewode leʒ 1539 AOMB 1540 MinAcct
  • Nunwode, Nunwode leys 1540 AOMB 1540 MinAcct


, Nonnewode , Nonnewode leʒ 1539AOMB , 1540MinAcct , Nunwode , Nunwode leys 1540AOMB , 1540MinAcct , named from the nuns of Esholt Priory , v. nunne , wudu .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site