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Survey of English Place-Names

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Crimplin

Field in the Parish of Wem

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA

Etymology

Crimplin(5 fields S. of Woodlands: possible a derivative of the word discussed underCrimps Fm in Ellesmere supra, but a meaning such as'small piece' is notappropriate as the fields cover a substantial portion of the township)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name