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.

Eland Wood

Other OS name in the Parish of Otley

Historical Forms

  • Ealand 1692 Rent


, Ealand 1692 Rent , v. ēa-land ' land by water, island ' ; it is by the R . Washburn and may allude to a piece of land enclosed between the river in its present course and a possible older channel which seems to be marked by a deviation in the parish boundary ( 6 ″ O.S . 187 NE ) .