Fa – the Green Dragon

A Place for the Odd Musings of an Expat Bristolian

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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.


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


Granite tors rise high

Which has very high rainfal

causing bogs to form