Horseshoe Wood

Horseshoe Wood NBN V NO454043 1 374 SOF

Horseshoe Wood 1888 x 1914 OS 6 inch County Series, 1st revision

SSE horseshoe + SSE wood .

It appears as Crescent Wood in 1855 (OS 6 inch 1st edn), and its name was explained by the OS Name Book ‘from its being of a semicircular shape’ (79, 4). This also explains its modern name. See Flagstaff Hill NBN, above.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2