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TWIGWORTH is a small village near Gloucester
Gloucester
in the Borough of Tewkesbury
Tewkesbury
, Gloucestershire
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.

REFERENCES

* ^ Eilert Ekwall
Eilert Ekwall
, Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-names, p.483. * ^ Twigworth, St Matthew - a church near you

Coordinates : 51°53′54″N 2°13′28″W / 51.8984°N 2.2244°W / 51.8984; -2.2244

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