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Survey of English Place-Names

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le Twygristmuln '

Field in the Parish of Derby

Historical Forms

  • le Twygristmuln ' c.1240 Darley
  • molendino de Twigrist Hy3 Darley 13th Darley
  • Twogryst milne 1330 Ass

Etymology

le Twygristmuln' c. 1240, molendino de Twigrist Hy 3, 13th, Twogryst milne 1330 Ass(apparently from twī-'double, two' and OE  grīst'grinding')