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London Street Names

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London Street Names 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.

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
January 3rd, 1998
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
3rd Revised edition
Illustrations
b&w illustrations
Imprint
Shire Publications
Pages
136
Dimensions
113x177x6
ISBN-13
9780747803096
Product ID
1837350

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