Nottinghamshire Place Names
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Nottinghamshire Place Names

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This dictionary of Nottinghamshire 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, which brings 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 Nottinghamshire's rich history to life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 164 x 234 x 12mm | 381.02g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New.
  • 0752448889
  • 9780752448886
  • 1,703,637

About Anthony Poulton-Smith

Nicola Sly teaches criminology and is the author of Bristol Murders, Dorset Murders, Wiltshire Murders, and Hampshire Murders and coauthor of Cornish Murders and Somerset Murders.show more