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Sunnyside : a sociolinguistic history of British house names

Author: Laura Wright
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Series: British Academy monograph.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This volume discusses developments in the history of British house names from the earliest written evidence (Beowulf's 'Heorot') to the twentieth century. It contains an appendix of the earliest London house names to the year 1400, and a gazetteer of historic Sunnysides.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1090913937
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Wright
ISBN: 9780191905377 0191905372
OCLC Number: 1164096424
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of AbbreviationsAcknowledgementsList of illustrationsIntroduction1: The Earliest London House Names2: Victorian Villas3: London's First Sunnysiders4: Religion, Fame, and Sunnyside5: Sunnyside and the NorthAppendix 1 Pre-1400 London House NamesAppendix 2 House Names from William Porlond's BookAppendix 3 Stagecoach NamesSunnyside GazetteerReferencesIndex
Series Title: British Academy monograph.
Responsibility: Laura Wright.


Sunnyside discusses changes to British house names from medieval naming practices to the present-day. The demise of pub names and shop names such as la Worm on the Hope and the Golden Tea Kettle &  Read more...


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Review from previous edition There are books that wrap up a subject, and books that send the mind wandering serendipitously. Laura Wright's Sunnyside does both ... meticulously researched with Read more...

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