Nether Langwith

Nether Langwith, Nottinghamshire

Nether Langwith, in the Bassetlaw Wapentake of Nottinghamshire, comes from Old Norse langr ‘long, tall’ and Old Norse vað ‘a ford’. The affix Nether ‘lower downstream’ distinguishes Nether Langwith from Upper Langwith, Derbyshire, further up the river Poulter.



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Viking Names


ford, Nottinghamshire, place-name, river

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J.E.B. Gover, Allen Mawer and F.M. Stenton, The Place-Names of Nottinghamshire. English Place-Name Society Volume XVII (1940), pp. 84-85.