Newcastle Past and Present

Pictures of Newcastle upon Tyne old and new as featured in the books of Geoff Phillips

Published by Books North East

From Abberwick to Yetlington
by Ian Robinson

ISBN 0 9522480 8 5
Size A5 portrait: 144 pages
Paperback: perfect bound


The Place-Names of North-East England: Why are there places in North-East England called Bearpark, Blanchland and Budle? Why Cambois, Dirt Pot and Duddo? Why do we have a Hett, a Kyo, and an Ogle? And why, in Heaven's name, Spital Tongues, Wide Open, and Wham?

The book answers these questions and many more. In down-to-earth, non-technical language, here you'll find the explanation of how local places got their names. So step into the past of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, and Cleveland for the story of north-east place names, from Abberwick to Yetlington, by Ian Robinson - BBC Radio Newcastle's local history expert.

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Front cover: From Abberwick to Yetlington

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