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The Book of London Place Names
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Caroline Taggart
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-26 - Publisher: Random House

Ever wondered if Cheapside really is cheap, what you do in Threadneedle Street, or who the knights of Knightsbridge were? Did you know that Piccadilly is actually an insult? And that Euston Road was built because there were too many cows on Oxford Street? Or that the River Fleet was
A Dictionary of London Place-Names
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Caroline Taggart
Categories: Travel
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London Street Names
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Michael Baker, Hilary Bates Neary
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-10-22 - Publisher: James Lorimer & Company

London Street Names uncovers the stories behind over 100 streets in locations such as Byron, Lambeth, and Westminster township. This book contains contributions from more than 25 of the city's leading local historians.
The A-Z of Curious London
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Gilly Pickup
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-01 - Publisher: The History Press

Spooky, gruesome, weird but true things about one of the world’s greatest cities come alive in The A-Z of Curious London. Discover London’s tiniest house, a 4,000-year-old mouse made from Nile clay, and have a giggle at things people leave on London’s transport (including false teeth, a human skull and
The Guinness Book of Names
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Leslie Dunkling
Categories: Names
Type: BOOK - Published: 1974 - Publisher:

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