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.

Drepewood Gorse

Other OS name in the Parish of Moreton Corbet

Historical Forms

  • Dreepe Woodd 1588 SRO322box2

Etymology

. It is clear from this and from 19th - cent. field - names that the wood which gave name to Drepewood in Clive (Part 4122) extended into Moreton Corbet . A slightly earlier form than those quoted in Part 4 is Dreepe Woodd 1588SRO 322 box 2 .