English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Pyworthy

Historical Forms

  • Tuneo 1529–32 ECP6,169
  • Tyneowe 1550 Pat


'Between the waters.' It is situated on a spur of land between the Derrill Water and the Tamar. See further s. n. Tinhay and Twinyeo infra 190, 479.