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Survey of English Place-Names

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Wymundshurst

Field in the Parish of Alderley

Historical Forms

  • Wymundshurst 1376 Tab

Etymology

Wymundshurst 1376(17)('Wīgmund's copse', from the pers.n. OE Wīgmund, ON  Vígmundr(Feilitzen 413) and hyrst).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name