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Survey of English Place-Names

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Thackthwaite Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Boltons

Historical Forms

  • Takketweyt 1278 Ass
  • Thakthueyt 1285 For
  • Thachawyt 1296 MinAcct
  • (scalinge de) Thacketwayth 1297 ib
  • Thackthwate 1578 Cocker


The first element is ON  þak, dial. thack , 'rushes, (reeds for thatching)'. The second is þveit .