About this book
Subtitled, "How Our Towns & Villages Got Their Names". An entertaining and informative guide to the stories behind England's town and villages, from the author of "I Used To Know That". The first in a new series, with a book concentrating on London place names due to come out in 2012.
A guide to the meanings behind the names of England's towns and villages. It lets you take a journey down winding lanes and Roman roads. From the most ancient sacred sites to towns that take their names from stories of giants and knights, it helps you learn how Roman garrisons became our great cities.