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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Stopsley

Historical Forms

  • Mix(e)weye 1276 Ass 1297 SR


If this identification is correct, the first part of this name is Mixwey from OE  meox-weg , 'dung-road,' presumably so called because manure was carted along it.

Places in the same Parish