Publisher description for A dictionary of London place-names / A.D. Mills.
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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.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
London (England) -- Gazetteers.
Names, Geographical -- England -- London.
London (England) -- History -- Dictionaries.