Monthly Archives: April 2009

Old Meadows Walk, Harnham
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Old Meadows Walk, Harnham

Old Meadows Walk is in Harnham, to the south of Salisbury. I would guess that ‘Old Meadows’ is a reference …Read the Rest

Old Sarum Business Park, Salisbury
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Old Sarum Business Park, Salisbury

Old Sarum is the hill fort to the north of Salisbury. The Business Park is just north of that. There’s …Read the Rest

Old Shaftesbury Drove, Harnham
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Old Shaftesbury Drove, Harnham

The Old Shaftesbury Drove is more of a path than a road [1]. It runs most of the way from …Read the Rest

Old Street, Harnham
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Old Street, Harnham

Old Street is in Harnham, to the south of Salisbury, fairly close to the Rose and Crown Hotel. I don’t …Read the Rest

Olivier Road, Wilton and Olivier Close, Salisbury
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Olivier Road, Wilton and Olivier Close, Salisbury

Olivier Close is on Bemerton Heath, to the North East of Salisbury. Olivier Road is in Wilton. My guess would …Read the Rest

Orchard Place and Orchard Road, Salisbury
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Orchard Place and Orchard Road, Salisbury

An Orchard is defined as an intentional planting of trees [1]. The second syllable of the word seems to come …Read the Rest

Owlswood, Salisbury
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Owlswood, Salisbury

Owlswood is on the Bishops Mead estate to the south of Salisbury. The owls are, of course, particularly distinctive birds …Read the Rest

Ox Row, Salisbury
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Ox Row, Salisbury

Ox Row, in the centre of Salisbury, would once have been part of the market place. The Victoria County History …Read the Rest

Paddock Way, Laverstock
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Paddock Way, Laverstock

Paddock Way is on a small estate in Laverstock, a village to the East of Salisbury. The names of the …Read the Rest

Palmer Road, Salisbury
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Palmer Road, Salisbury

Palmer Road is just off of Devizes Road, to the north west of Salisbury. I would guess that ‘Palmer’ would …Read the Rest

Park Lane, Park Close, Park Street, Park Road
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Park Lane, Park Close, Park Street, Park Road

Park Lane skirts Salisbury’s Victoria Park. Park Close if just off from Park Lane. Park Street runs between Estcourt Road …Read the Rest