The place-names of Warwickshire

by John Eric Bruce Gover

Publisher: The University Press in Cambridge [Eng.]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby J.E.B. Gover, A. Mawer and F.M. Stenton in collaboration with F.T.S. Houghton.
SeriesEnglish place-name society. [Survey of English place-names], vol. XIII
ContributionsMawer, Allen, 1879-1942, joint author., Stenton, F. M. 1880-1967., Houghton, Frederick Tyrie Sidney, Sir.
LC ClassificationsDA645 .A4 vol. 13
The Physical Object
Paginationli, 409 p.
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL180806M
LC Control Numbera 36000747

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Book Published Cambridge [Eng.] The University Press, Language English Series English Place-Name Society. [Survey of English Place-Names] English Place-Name Society (Series) Description li, p.

4 fold. maps (in pocket) 23 cm. Notes "Bibliography and abbreviations." p. [xxix]-xxxvi. Series Statement English place-name society.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Warwickshire Place Names () situate sometimes Southam spring stone Stratford stream Street Sutton takes Tamworth terminal town translate tree usually village Warwick Warwickshire Watling Street wood Wootton word worth.

Such meeting-places for public purposes were common in all 58 WARWICKSHIRE PLACE NAMES localities; cp. Folkestone, Folksworth, Folkton. The D. terminal helle means ' hill ' ; hull is M.

for hill. Ford, a common terminal, from A. a road or pas- sage through a stream, irrespective of its size. Oxfordshire - M. Gelling and D.M.

Stenton, The Place-Names of Oxfordshire, 2 volumes, Cambridge (). Rutland - B. Cox, The Place-Names of Rutland, English Place-Name Society, Nottingham () Shropshire - M.

Gelling, The Place-Names of Shropshire Parts I to V, Nottingham (). 16 rows  NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with. See the list of places in England for places in other counties.

Some of the larger settlements of Warwickshire. This is a list of cities, towns and villages in the ceremonial county of Warwickshire, England. Admington, Alcester, Alderminster, Alveston, Anker, Ansley, Ansty, Arley, Armscote, Arrow, Ashorne, Ashow, Astley, Aston Cantlow.

At the time of the Norman Conquest the county of Warwick was divided into ten hundreds whose names, as given in the Domesday Book, were 'Berricestone', 'Bomelau', 'Coleshelle', 'Fernecumbe', 'Fexhole', 'Honesberie', 'Meretone', 'Patelau', 'Stanlei', and 'Tremelau', but later they were reduced to four, to which the names of Barlichway, Hemlingford, Kineton or Kington, and Knightlow were given.

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PN Wa The Place-Names of Warwickshire. Book reviews Author: Rebecca Gregory. 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 Domesday Book. This dictionary of Derbyshire place-names, their origins and meanings, includes districts, towns, villages, hamlets, together with notable buildings, as well as countryside features - such as fields, rivers, streams, hills and s: 1.

Warwickshire 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.

English Place-Name Society: Vol the Place-Names of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Part 1, Lower and Upper Strafforth and Staincross Wapentakes by A.H. Smith published 1 editionAuthor: F. Stenton. All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book. You may prefer to use the map.

This is about the history of the county Warwickshire situated in the English Midlands. Historically, bounded to the north-west by Staffordshire, by Leicestershire to the north-east, Northamptonshire to the east, Worcestershire to the west, Oxfordshire to the south and Gloucestershire to the south-west.

Areas historically part of Warwickshire include Coventry, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield and a small area of central Birmingham including Aston. Warwickshire place-names: exploring the history of towns, villages, streets & £ + £ P&P.

Alfred Davidson - A History of the Holtes of Aston, Warwickshire. Domesday Book Warwickshire: History From the Sources (Domesday Book Paperback. £ £ + P&P. Peppa Pig: Fairy Tale Little Library New Board book Book. £ The Domesday Book recorded: Alnoth holds Mackadown [from Thorkell].

[There are] 5 hides less 1 virgate. Land for 5 ploughteams. 10 villeins & 4 bordars with 3 ploughteams. 2 acres of meadow. Woodland 1 league long & half wide. The value was 20 shillings, now 40 shillings. Almund held it freely in the time of King Edward.

PN Wa The Place-Names of Warwickshire. certainly the first book to use the expression Black Country in its title.

It is very likely that the expression was known in the area before Gresley published his work — a review in the London Morning Post on 21st November noted that ‘The scene of this story lies in that part of. Angles and Saxons By far the greatest number of English placenames are of Anglo-Saxon origin, the oldest of which date from the 5th century.

After the final departure of the Roman legions in AD Germanic tribes came to England from an area centred on Frisia, a coastal region which stretched from the north-west Netherlands across north-western Germany and into south-west Denmark.

The Society was founded inand since its offices have been based at the University of Nottingham. By it had published 81 volumes of the county-by-county Survey of English Place-Names, and a range of books and booklets on names organized by region. PLACE NAMES AND THEIR ORIGINS. Domesday Book – compiled for William the Conqueror in to establish how much money could be raised in taxes – was an extensive land survey designed to assess the extent of land and resources and who owned it.

Ten Warwickshire place names recorded in Domesday and their Anglo-Saxon meanings: Atherstone AderestoneBrand: The History Press. What 27 UK place names mean The history of Britain stretches back thousands of years. We’ve all heard about the Romans, the Normans, and the Victorians, but the local stories about how places came to be can sometimes be forgotten.

Mancetter is a village and civil parish on the southeastern outskirts of Atherstone in North Warwickshire, at the crossing of Watling Street over the River Anker.

The population had reduced from 2, to 2, at the census. Mancetter St. Peter's parish church Mancetter Location within Warwickshire Population2, OS grid referenceSP Civil parish Mancetter District North Warwickshire Shire District: North Warwickshire.

Noted as Berchewelle, W.H. Duigan () in his Place-names of Warwickshire states that it is Beorcoles well or Beorcol’s spring, the Beorcol(e) in question we assume is a Saxon landowner.

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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 of. The above map depicts both the boundaries of the kingdom of the Hwicce and the eight place- and district-names that contain the group-name Hwicce or a similarly formed personal name derived from the group-name and also lie outside of documented territory of the Hwicce.() The names in question are as follows.

Witchley Warren/Wicheley Heath—now the name of a farm in Edith Weston .Old English wald is a not uncommon term used in place-names and pre-Conquest charter boundary clauses. The interpretation of the term is discussed and its association with woodland, together with Author: Della Hooke.Tautological place names are systematically generated in languages such as English and Russian, where the type of the feature is systematically added to a name regardless of whether it contains it already.

For example, in Russian, the format "Ozero X-ozero" (i.e. "Lake X-lake") is used.