Place Names and Field Names of Northumberland PDF ePub eBook

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Place Names and Field Names of Northumberland free pdf In his latest book on the county, Stan Beckensall explores what place names and field names mean, and how they can reveal an intimate part of our local history by linking us to the land they sign and socialise.Northumberland has a rich legacy of such names which can best be appreciated by close familiarity with the landscape. If you find these examples intriguing, you will enjoy the book: Grimping Haugh, Jill's Arse, Little Sloshes, Boggle Hole, Shovelbread and Blowbutts. The text explores a series of sites which demonstrate how place names are derived, and change over time. This study is well supported by a wide range of illustrations ranging from photographs and documents to maps. The detailed research undertaken by the author helps to ensure this is a comprehensive guide to the origins of places within Northumberland

About Stan Beckensall

Dr Stan Beckensall is a writer and archaeologist, as well as an honorary Doctor of Letters of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. His work on the prehistoric period and rock art is appreciated worldwide. He is also an expert on many aspects of the history of Northumberland, and has produced a number of books including Northumberland: Shadows of the Past- Prehistoric Northumberland- Prehistoric Rock Art in Northumberland and Northumberland: a Celebration.

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Author : Stan Beckensall
Publisher : Fonthill Media
Data Published :
ISBN : 178155286X
EAN : 9781781552865
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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