Place Names – a Shedcast


English place names are a direct window in into the lives of our ancestors – an insight into the origins or remarkable features of ancient settlements. Here’s a brief survey of how to decode some of them.

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4 thoughts on “Place Names – a Shedcast

  1. This is a brilliant introduction to place names! I’ve used the material when teaching primary age kids at the site at which I volunteer. Thank you so much 🙂

    1. Thank you! I do live the subject, but had to cut it down a bit; I thought an endless list could get dull. Really very pleased indeed you’ve been able to use it!

  2. Excellent and well worth the listen. Thank you. I may become a member!

    (One thing! It wasn’t Mary Poppins who “started at the very beginning”. It WAS indeed Julie Andrews but in the guise of Maria, the Governess Nun in The Sound of Music!)

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