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Survey of English Place-Names

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Twitchings Copse, Twitchings Ctg

Other OS name in the Parish of Stoke Wake

Historical Forms

  • Lower Twichinges Close, Upper Twichinges Close, Twichinges Copice 1640 Seymer
  • Gt Twitching, Lt Twitching, Twitchings Coppice 1839 TA


, Lower Twichinges Close , Upper Twichinges Close , Twichinges Copice 1640Seymer , Gt Twitching , Lt Twitching , Twitchings Coppice 1839TA , probably from twicen(e) ' fork of a road, cross-roads,narrow lane ' .