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Name-Studies Resources

 

The Survey of English Place-Names has been digitised as part of a Jisc-funded project, The Digital Exposure of English Place-Names (DEEP).

 

A searchable guide to the interpreatation of the names of England's cities, towns, and villages. 

 

A dictionary of the words that make up England's place-names.

 

Resources from the English Place-Name Society (EPNS)

EPNS is the established national body for the subject and has its own website; its offices and library are housed in the Institute.

 

An established resource for historians, linguists, and geographers.

 

The EPNS is an established national body, and publishes the Survey of English Place-Names, an annual Journal, and other related works.

 

Other Resources hosted outside the University

 

The Historical Gazetteer brings the Survey of English Place-Names into the digital realm.

 

School of English

The University of Nottingham
Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5919
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 7526
email: name-studies@nottingham.ac.uk