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Placenames

Thwaite is a common element of placenames in North West England, and Yorkshire. It is also found elsewhere in England, including two places called Thwaite in Norfolk and one in Suffolk. It is most often found as a suffix. It is a common element of field names, as well as settlement names.

Thwaite St Mary human settlement in United Kingdom

Thwaite St Mary is a rural hamlet in the English county of Norfolk, it sits just a few miles north of the Suffolk border. Thwaite – sometimes pronounced ‘twayt’ by locals – has approximately thirty-five dwellings and a population of around seventy-nine. The population is included in the civil parish of Hedenham.

Thwaite, North Yorkshire village in United Kingdom

Thwaite is a small village in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England. It is in Swaledale and is part the district of Richmondshire and the civil parish of Muker. The village lies on the B6270 road that runs through Swaledale from east to west and is 9.3 miles (15 km) west of Reeth. The name "Thwaite" comes from the Old Norse word þveit, meaning 'clearing, meadow or paddock'.

Buildings

Thwaite Hall dormitory of the University of Hull, England

Thwaite Hall was a traditional hall of residence of the University of Hull, located in Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Thwaite Mills

Thwaite Mills is an industrial museum in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It is a fully restored working water-powered mill built in 1823-25, harnessing the power of the River Aire, and claims to be "one of the best last remaining examples of a water-powered mill in Britain." It is administered by Leeds City Council. The mill, the manager's house, and three associated buildings are all grade II listed buildings.

Thwaite Priory was a monastery at Welton le Marsh in Lincolnshire, England. It was a house of Augustinian Canons Regular, dependent on Thornton Abbey, founded before 1440 and thought to have been dissolved before 1536.

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Thorp is a Middle English word for a hamlet or small village, from Old English (Anglo-Saxon)/Old Norse þorp. There are many place names in England with the suffix "-thorp" or "-thorpe". Most are in Northumberland, County Durham, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk but some are in Surrey.

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Norfolk County of England

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North Norfolk District in England

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Old Queens Head 15th-century building in Sheffield, England

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Alby with Thwaite village in the United Kingdom

Alby with Thwaite is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The parish straddles the A140 some 10 km south of Cromer and 30 km north of Norwich, including the settlements of Alby and Thwaite.

Anmer village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk

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Blo Norton village in the United Kingdom

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Gunthorpe, Norfolk village in the United Kingdom

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Honing, Norfolk village in the United Kingdom

Honing is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 15.3 miles (24.6 km) north-northeast of Norwich, 13.3 miles (21.4 km) south east of Cromer and 135 miles (217 km) north-east of London. The village lies 3.9 miles (6.3 km) east of the town of North Walsham. The nearest railway station is at Worstead on the Bittern Line which runs between Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport. The village and parish of Honing with Crostwight had in the 2001 census, a population of 319, but this fell to 312 at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, the village falls within the district of North Norfolk.

Thwaite, Suffolk village in United Kingdom

Thwaite is a rural village in Suffolk, England.

Denton Hall, Wharfedale English country house

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Hedenham farm village in the United Kingdom

Hedenham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 7.30 km2 (2.82 sq mi) and had a population of 173 in 70 households at the 2001 census, including Thwaite St. Mary and increasing to 240 at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of South Norfolk.

Jacob Mountain Bishop of Qu├ębec; Canadian politician and British Anglican colonial bishop

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Welton le Marsh village in United Kingdom

Welton le Marsh is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) north-east from the town of Spilsby and approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) south from the town of Alford. The hamlet of Boothby lies within the parish about 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Welton le Marsh village.

Calthorpe, Norfolk village in the United Kingdom

Calthorpe is a small village within the civil parish of Erpingham in the English county of Norfolk, United Kingdom. The village is located 0.5 miles (0.80 km) west of the village of Erpingham, 3.4 miles (5.5 km) north of the nearest town of Aylsham and is 15.8 miles (25.4 km) north of the nearest city of Norwich. The nearest railway station is at Gunton for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich and is 7.8 miles (12.6 km) from the village. The nearest airport is Norwich International 14.2 miles (22.9 km) south of the village.