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£9.99

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Published: 11 March 2010

354 Pages | Maps of London

198x129mm

ISBN: 9780199566785


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A Dictionary of London Place-Names

Second Edition

A. D. Mills

  • Over 1,700 entries uncover the meanings behind the names of places, streets, and areas in the English capital
  • Fascinating introduction describes the chronology and formation of London place-names and their importance to England's cultural heritage
  • Glossary of the elements found in London place-names, for example 'bury', 'ford', and 'worth'
  • Includes maps of the 32 London Boroughs as well as a select bibliography
  • Appendix of recommended web links, accessed and kept up to date via A Dictionary of London Place-Names companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Over 80 new entries, including Marshalsea Road, Gower Street, Pokeridden Wood, Stew Lane, and Tavistock Square
  • Existing entries have been revised where necessary
  • Virtual thumb tabs for quick reference
  • Appendix of recommended web links, accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of London Place-Names companion website
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