Thwing, East Riding of Yorkshire
View of Thwing from the south-west.
Thwing shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||Thwing and Octon|
|Unitary authority||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Ceremonial county||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||East Yorkshire|
The village has a 12th-century Norman Church (All Saints), and a pub known as The Falling Stone, previously The Rampant Horse, before 1976 the Raincliffe Arms. The church, as well as the post office (1830s) and 'Pear Tree farmhouse' (late 18th century) are listed buildings.
Thwing is thought to mean 'narrow strip of land', deriving from thvengr (Old Scandinavian) or thweng (Old English). The village is recorded in Domesday Book (1086) as Tuennc, in the hundred of Burton.
- John Twenge (Saint John of Bridlington) was born in Thwing in 1320 or 1324.
- Marmaduke Thweng, 1st Baron Thweng
- Ordnance Survey. 1:25000. 2009
- English Heritage. "Church of All Saints (1083406)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2 December 2012.
- "The Falling Stone - Thwing". www.themobilefoodguide.com. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
- "The Villages of the Yorkshire Wolds - Thwing". Driffield Online. 1999. Retrieved 20 August 2006.
- Coates, J (2006). "Thwing, East Yorkshire". Two Mile Ash Site. Archived from the original on 23 July 2008. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
- English Heritage. "Pear Tree Farmhouse (1162663)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2 December 2012.
- English Heritage. "The Post Office (1083363)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2 December 2012.
- Mills, A.D. (1998), Dictionary of English Place-Names (2 ed.), Oxford University Press, Thwing, p.347a
- Thwing in the Domesday Book. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
- Letters, Samantha (2005), 39. Yorkshire, "Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516", British History Online, Thwing
- Allen 1831, p. 92.
- Wolffe, John (2006), Yorkshire Returns of the 1851 Census of Religious Worship: Introduction, City of York and East Riding, Borthwick Publications, p. 106
- Ordnance survey. 1:10506 & 1:10000. 1854, 1912, 1956-8, 1972-83
- 26. The Roll of Honour, "The East Riding of Yorkshire", Cambridge County Geographies: 149
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