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.

Kirka Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkby Overblow

Historical Forms

  • Kirkehou e.13 Font
  • Kirk(a) Wood 1771,1817 M


( lost ) , Kirkehou e. 13 Font, Kirk (a ) Wood 1771, 1817 M , ' church hill ' , v. kirkja , haugr , probably in the sense ' belonging to the church ' as the place was some distance south of the village .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name