London Street Names - Discovering S. 2 (Paperback)

by John Wittich

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Piccadilly, Pall Mall, Old Bailey, Houndsditch and Crutched Friars are some of the unusual London street names that must puzzle those who use them daily as much as they puzzle the tourist. How did they arise, and what do they mean? This book explains these and over seven hundred and fifty other sin London. The origin of a stret name often reveals unsuspected facts about the history of the area. Many names date back to Saxon times. Sraightforward-looking names are not always what they seem.

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Published
03/01/1998

Publisher
Shire Publications Ltd

ISBN
9780747803096


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