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Survey of English Place-Names

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Mytholme

Field in the Parish of Sawley and Wilsthorpe

Historical Forms

  • 1788 EnclA
  • in þa myðan 1009 SaltCh
  • of ðam gemyðan 1009 SaltCh

Etymology

Mytholme(clearly identical with in þa myðan, of ðam gemyðan 1009 SaltCh, in the bounds of Weston upon Trent,from(ge)mȳðe'meeting of streams, etc.' It is the confluence of the R. Derwent and R. Trent)

Places in the same Parish