About this book
A diverse selection of well-known British placenames, explaining the origin and meaning of each of them. This revised edition includes approx 200 new entries. A fascinating general reference as well as an authoritative source for local historians etc.
A gazetteer tracing the origin and meaning of more than 17,000 place-names throughout Britain, this A-Z is a treasury of information and fascinating facts. It is both an ideal guide for anybody exploring the British Isles and an authoritative resource for researchers and students interested in the study of place-names.
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