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.

La Twyste

Field in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • La Twyste 1317 MiltC
  • Furthemustetwyste 1317 MiltC
  • Nethemustetwyste 1317 MiltC
  • Ovemisttwyste 1317 MiltC


La Twyste, Furthemustetwyste,Nethemustetwyste, Ovemisttwyste 1317(v. twist'something twisted, a sharpturn or fork', with furthermost, nethermost, overmost)