Leicestershire and Rutland Places Names

Leicestershire and Rutland Places Names

By: Anthony Poulton-Smith (author)Paperback

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This dictionary of "Leicestershire and Rutland Place-names" examines their origins and meanings. It includes not only towns, villages and hamlets, but also rivers, streams, hills, fields and woods, as well as streets, buildings and public houses. A comprehensive description of the origin and evolution of each name is given, bringing to life the history of the place in a new and remarkably revealing way. Few are aware of the background of the names that are part of our everyday language, and Anthony Poulton-Smith brings this aspect of Leicestershire's rich history to life.

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Anthony Poulton-Smith is a writer and local historian, with over 350 articles and five books to his credit. They include Derbyshire Place-names and Worcestershire Place-names for Sutton. He lives in Tamworth.

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/07/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780750950459
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780750950459
  • weight: 380
  • ISBN10: 0750950455

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