A Dictionary of English Place Names

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Publisher: Oxford University Press | Date published: 01/01/2003


This is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of English place-names available in paperback. From Abbas Combe to Zennor, it gives the meaning and origin of over 12,000 place-names, tracing their development from earliest times to the present day. Essential reference for the tourist or local historian, it is absorbing reading for anyone interested in the names of our towns and villages.