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Survey of English Place-Names

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Nidd Mouths

Early-attested site in the Parish of Moor Monkton

Historical Forms

  • Nidderminne 1294 Ch
  • Nidmyne 1326 Ass5d


Nidd Mouths, Nidderminne 1294 Ch, Nidmyne 1326Ass 5d. 'Mouth of the R. Nidd (RNs.)', v. mynni ; cf. Airmyn ii, 13, Wharfe's Mouth iv, 38supra , where ON  mynni is also used of the junction of these major rivers with the Ouse. Nidder - has the ON  gen.sg. ending in -ar as in Nidderdale v, 76infra .