tue12sep12:00 pmtue1:00 pmApperley to Dymock: Place Names in the Gloucestershire LandscapeSimon Draper


September 12, 2023 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT+01:00)

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From Apperley ‘apple-tree wood’ to Hartpury ‘peartree with hard pears’, Saintbury ‘Saewine’s enclosure’ to Dymock ‘fort of the pigs’, Gloucestershire’s place names tell us more about our ancestors than we could ever imagine! Join Cambridge historian Simon Draper, leading expert in landscape archaeology, as he explores the fascinating hidden history of Gloucestershire’s place-names, revealing the mysteries they unlock about the county’s people, places and landscapes more than 1,000 years ago.

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