[Talk-GB] Bristol - a quick (and surprising?) statistic...
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From: talk-gb-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:talk-gb-bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Ed Avis
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Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Bristol - a quick (and surprising?) statistic...
Dave F. <davefox at ...> writes:
>Yes. Often in rural areas you will find local people refer to particular roads
>by well-known names, even though there is no street sign for them anywhere.
>Street nameplates are a somewhat townie concept.
Indeed. From my occasional listening to the Archers (very soothing, if you don't pay attention) I understand that even fields are given locally known names.
See, for instance, a database of Herefordshire field names at http://www.smr.herefordshire.gov.uk/hfn/db.php
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