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A Dictionary of London Place-names By David Mills

A Dictionary of London Place-names by David Mills

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A reference guide that explains the meanings and linguistic and historical origins of Greater London names. Over 1,700 names of places, streets, and areas of the Greater London Boroughs are included along with an introductory essay covering the different types and structures of names as well as their wider significance.

A Dictionary of London Place-names Summary

A Dictionary of London Place-names by David Mills

From Abbey Road to Yeading Brook and Garlick Hill to Puddle Dock, this authoritative and absorbing dictionary covers over 1,700 names of streets, places, and areas of Greater London. Discover the linguistic and historical origins of these place-names and their significance, following the development of the city from pre-Celtic times to the present day. This is an excellent reference guide for local historians and is fascinating reading for both Londoners and visitors to the city.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION; THE GREATER LONDON BOROUGHS; MAPS; DICTIONARY OF LONDON PLACE NAMES; GLOSSARY OF ELEMENTS FOUND IN LONDON PLACE NAMES; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY

Additional information

GOR011370518
9780198609575
B0041CQHPU
A Dictionary of London Place-names by David Mills
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Oxford University Press
20040923
352
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