Place names
by Misha and John Paul

Place names help us to find out where the Anglo Saxons lived. The Anglo Saxons gave places names that meant something.

Bidford has the Anglo Saxon ending FORD. This means a shallow river crossing. There is a river that runs right through Bidford.

There are lots of other Anglo Saxon endings. Now find out about TON (like in Leamington) and LEY (like in Loxley)

Welcome to Bidford upon Avon

More place name endings to think about


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