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What’s In A Name?

Being an ancient village that has survived since Roman and Anglo Saxon times we have a surfeit of splendid names for the local highways and byways.

Installed way before modern housing developments, where road names take on themes, the names of trees, poets or famous people for example, and apart from the convention where the name of a road indicates where it leads to, thus Burghwallis Lane and Road lead to Burghwallis, we also have a great spread of unique names.

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