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