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English Place-Names Explained: Their Origins and Meaning

English Place-Names Explained: Their Origins and Meaning

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars3.5/5 (3 ratings)
Length: 462 pages3 hours

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Blubberhouses, Stanstead Mountfitchet and Melbury Bubb ! English place—names can be curious and amusing. They can also tell us about our past. England’s towns,villages farms, and even fields, have names whose beginnings stretch back over 2,000 years. In this well—researched book Charles Whynne-Hammond explains the meanings and derivations of these names. He also covers the names of cinemas, theatres, football clubs, and even shopping centres.
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English Place-Names Explained: Their Origins and Meaning

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Book Information

English Place-Names Explained: Their Origins and Meaning

Ratings:
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars3.5/5 (3 ratings)
Length: 462 pages3 hours

Description

Blubberhouses, Stanstead Mountfitchet and Melbury Bubb ! English place—names can be curious and amusing. They can also tell us about our past. England’s towns,villages farms, and even fields, have names whose beginnings stretch back over 2,000 years. In this well—researched book Charles Whynne-Hammond explains the meanings and derivations of these names. He also covers the names of cinemas, theatres, football clubs, and even shopping centres.
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