London Street Names
3rd Revised edition
By (author) John Wittich
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London Street Names by John Wittich
Book DescriptionPiccadilly, 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780747803096
(177mm x 113mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 3-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - John Wittich
John Wittich has lectured on London and architecture for a number of years. A guide-lecturer of the London Tourist Board, he is a Member of the Institute of Tourist Guiding, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Life Member of the Royal Photographic Soicety, a Freeman of the City of London, Liveryman Emeritus of the Worshipful Companyof Woolmen, Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks, and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Musicians.
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