Woodcock Hill

B31 - Grid reference SP015815

Wodecoc: first record 1275


This name may derive from a family name or from the bird, the woodcock, a medieval game bird of open woodland.
See Cockshutt Hill for more information on the bird.

William Dargue 06.02.09/ 02.08.2010

 

 

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For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.

See http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?compid=55144&sheetid=9253&ox=4557&oy=1114&zm=1&czm=1&x=570&y=188

 

Map below reproduced from Andrew Rowbottom’s website of Old Ordnance Survey maps Popular Edition, Birmingham 1921.

Click the map to link to that website.