Fa – the Green Dragon

A Place for the Odd Musings of an Expat Bristolian


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Obscure words explained 76. – vug

VUG

A small cavity

as in a rock formation

coated with crystals


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Unusual U.K. place names 62. – Petty France

PETTY FRANCE, Gloucestershire

Not remrkable

not much history to tell

not written, that is.


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Unusual U.K. place names 51. – Stow cum Quy

STOW CUM QUY, Cambridgeshire

Stow means a high place

Quy  from Cowey, cow island

cum Latin for with

 


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Unusual U.K. place names48. – Sticklepath

STICKLEPATH, Devonshire

Granite tors rise high

Which has very high rainfal

causing bogs to form