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Twigworth, Gloucestershire

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Twigworth, Gloucestershire

Twigworth is a small village near Gloucester in Gloucestershire, England. The place-name 'Twigworth' is first attested in 1220, as 'Twigeworth', and is thought to mean 'enclosure made of twigs'. There is a church, dedicated to St Matthew. The poet and composer Ivor Gurney is buried in the churchyard.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO8422
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire

Twigworth, Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Twigworth, township, Gloucester St Mary de Lode par., and eccl. dist., partly also in Gloucester St Catherine par., in co. and 2½ miles N. of Gloucester - dist., pop. 549; township, pop. 182; P.O.

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