Fa – the Green Dragon

A Place for the Odd Musings of an Expat Bristolian


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Unusual U.K. place names 82. – Market Rasen

MARKET RASEN, Linolnshire

Name from Old English

Raesn meaning a  plank bridge

over River Rase

 


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Unusual U.K. place names 76. – Cleobury Mortimer

CLEOBURY MORTIMER, Shropshire

Name from Old English

Clifu meaning a steep place

Church  has crooked spire