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place-names of Worcestershire

Allen Mawer

place-names of Worcestershire

by Allen Mawer

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A. Mawer and F.M. Stenton; in collaboration with F.T.S. Houghton.
SeriesEnglish Place-Name Society -- v.4
ContributionsStenton, F. M. 1880-1967., Houghton, F. T. S.
The Physical Object
Paginationxliv, 420p. :
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22594769M
ISBN 100521075017

He hashad four books (including two about the place names of Staffordshire and Warwickshire), and SPL's Worcestershire Place Names) and over magazine articles published. Buy the eBook Your priceBrand: JMD Media.   He hashad four books (including two about the place names of Staffordshire and Warwickshire), and SPL's Worcestershire Place Names) and over magazine articles published. Buy the eBook Your priceBrand: JMD Media.

  As is usual in these place names, green is common grazing land. Sutton Coldfield We can go back much further for Sutton Coldfield, recorded in the . Bromsgrove is a market town in Worcestershire, about midway between Worcester and Birmingham. A royal estate in the Norman period, the origins of the town go back to at least the Saxon period. Bromsgrove was granted a market charter in , and in the later Middle Ages it .

A Dictionary of British Place-Names, A.D. Mills (Oxford University Press ). A palimpsest is a manuscript that has been scraped clean and used to write something new. But the original manuscript can still be glimpsed under the new writing. The Place-Names of Worcestershire. By A. Mawer and F. M. Stenton, in collaboration with F. T. S. Houghton. [With a map.] by Sir Allen MAWER: A Portrait of English Cathedrals by Herbert Felton: Portrait of Worcestershire by Peter J Neville Havins: A practical guide to .


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Place-names of Worcestershire by Allen Mawer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Worcestershire The following pages include Domesday place-names and landowners, and beneath some are links to websites containing the local history of that place. If you have a local history site that you would like to be included on these pages please get in touch via the Contact page.

OCLC Number: Notes: "First published, " Description: xliv, pages 23 cm. Series Title: English Place-Name Society (Series), v Responsibility.

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William Henry Dugan, in his book Worcestershire Place Names, states that although the word "Piddle" is not listed in any Anglo-Saxon dictionary, it is found in a few places place-names of Worcestershire book Anglo-Saxon charters.

Dugan believes that the word "Piddle" is an old English word for a small stream. North Piddle was named after Piddle Brook, on which it y: England. Hindlip or Hinlip is a village and civil parish 3 miles ( km) north east of Worcester, in the Wychavon district, in the county of Worcestershire, the parish had a population of The parish touches Tibberton, Martin Hussingtree, Salwarpe, Oddingley, Warndon and North Claines.

Features. There are 15 listed buildings in Hindlip. Hindlip Hall, a stately home originally Country: England. Evesham (/ ˈ iː v (ɪ) ʃ ə m, ˈ iː s ə m /) is a market town and parish in the Wychavon district of Worcestershire, in mid England with a population of 24, according to the census.

[citation needed] It is located roughly equidistant between Worcester, Cheltenham and lies within the Vale of Evesham, an area comprising the flood plain of the River Avon District: Wychavon. Free Online Library: From Domesday Book to Lay Subsidy Rolls: place-names as informants of linguistic change.

by "Studia Anglica Posnaniensia: international review of English Studies"; Literature, writing, book reviews Languages and linguistics Anglo-Saxon language Etymology Domesday book Analysis Grammar Grammar, Comparative and general Phonology Language and languages Origin Linguistic.

English Place-Name Society: Vol the Place-Names of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Part 6, East and West Staincliffe and Ewcross Wapentakes by A.H.

Smith published 1 editionAuthor: F. Stenton. For Worcestershire the editors have been most fortunate in securing the help era local expert, Mr. Houghton, for Worcester es with diffi- culties and many Worcester place-names are very 'obscure.

The result is a most elaborate and interesting book. “Another volume for every local historian's bookshelf” - Local HistorianThis revised edition of the Dictionary of British Place-Names includes o engaging and informative entries, tracing the development of the featured place-names from earliest times to the present day.

Included place-names range from the familiar to the obscure, among them 'Beer', 'Findlater', 'Broadbottom', and. I was laughing for hours trying to find the most amusing and rude place names in the British Isles.

I hope you get as much pleasure reading the list as I got putting it together. Be sure to check out our fun Word Cloud Map of the UK which incorporates al the words on this list into a. All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book.

You may prefer to use the map. Worcestershire - A. Mawer and F.M. Stenton in collaboration with F.T.S. Houghton, The Place-Names of Worcestershire, English Place-Name Society, 4, EPNS, Cambridge () Contents Summary.

North Piddle, Worcester, Worcestershire. 18 likes. North Piddle is a small civil parish in the Wychavon district of Worcestershire, England. It is /5(K). Martley is a village in Worcestershire. Category: Populated Place Type: Village Latitude/Longitude: 52°14'13"N 2°21'31"W Eastings/Northings:OS Grid: SO Mapcode Local: GBR 1 Mapcode Global: VH92KCC Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Martley within this administrative area.

Origin of the name. William Henry Dugan, in his book Worcestershire Place Names, states that although the word "Piddle" is not listed in any Anglo-Saxon dictionary, it is found in a few places in Anglo-Saxon believes that the word "Piddle" is an old English word for a small stream.

The former Celtic name for the Piddle may have been Wyre, as there is a town on the brook called ⁃ coordinates: 52°07′00″N 2°04′06″W /.

: East Sussex Place Names eBook: Anthony Poulton-Smith: Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Kindle Store Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in. A new book by Anthony Poulton-Smith – just published. I hope some of your members may be interested in the latest title in our county place names series which has just been published in Kindle eBook format, price £ This link gives full details and also provides sample pages – or search for Bedfordshire Place Names on the Amazon website.The landscape of modern England still bears the imprint of its Anglo-Saxon past.

Villages and towns, fields, woods and forests, parishes and shires, all shed light on the enduring impact of the Anglo-Saxons.

The essays in this volume explore the richness of the interactions between the Anglo-Saxons and their landscape: how they understood, described, and exploited the environments of which Reviews: 1.NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Worcestershire, and you must judge whether all or even any of them are variant names for the place.

They may well include the names of other locations or areas: For cities, the associated administrative units will usually include parishes, especially ecclesiastical parishes, one of whose names is the name.