Category Archives: Street Names

Fotherby Crescent, Salisbury
Street Names

Fotherby Crescent, Salisbury

Fotherby Crescent on Bishopdown is named after Martin Fortherby, who was Bishop of Salisbury from April 1618 until his death …Read the Rest

Fowler’s Hill and Fowler’s Road, Salisbury
Street Names

Fowler’s Hill and Fowler’s Road, Salisbury

Fowler’s Hill is on the eastern edge of Salisbury It runs more or less parallel with Milford Hill, from Tollgate …Read the Rest

Fugglestone and Fugglestone Red
Street Names

Fugglestone and Fugglestone Red

As far as I’m aware there isn’t a road called ‘Fugglestone’ in the Salisbury area. There’s not a ‘Fugglestone Close’ …Read the Rest

Fulford Place, Salisbury
Street Names

Fulford Place, Salisbury

As far as I’m aware Fulford Place no longer exists. It was a small ‘court’ off of Castle Street. Salisbury’s …Read the Rest

Gee! …another letter finished
Street Names

Gee! …another letter finished

I’ve finished posting about the origins of all the Salisbury road names beginning with ‘G’ Gainsborough Close, Salisbury – probably …Read the Rest

Gas Lane, Salisbury
Street Names

Gas Lane, Salisbury

Gas Lane was named after the Salisbury gasworks, obviously enough. The Salisbury Gas Light and Coke Company[1] was founded in …Read the Rest

Gainsborough Close, Salisbury
Street Names

Gainsborough Close, Salisbury

Gainsborough Close in Salisbury. Who is Gainsborough? Includes Thomas Gainsborough, Edmund Blackadder, Wilton House, the planet Mercury and a premature obituary

Gawthorne Drive, Harnham
Street Names

Gawthorne Drive, Harnham

Gawthorne Drive is in Harnham, which is Salisbury’s southern suburb. I think Gawthorne Drive is named after Edward Wilkes Gawthorne. …Read the Rest

George Street, Salisbury
Street Names

George Street, Salisbury

George Street and George Street South are to the north of Salisbury’s city centre. George Street was one of two …Read the Rest

Gibbs Close, Salisbury
Street Names

Gibbs Close, Salisbury

Gibbs Close is in the Hampton Park area of Bishopdown Farm. I have no idea why it’s called Gibbs Close. …Read the Rest

Gigant Street, Salisbury
Street Names

Gigant Street, Salisbury

Gigant Street is in the centre of Salisbury – it runs from Milford Street to Trinity Street. ‘Gigant Street’ was …Read the Rest

Gilbert Way, Salisbury
Street Names

Gilbert Way, Salisbury

Gilbert Way is on Bishopdown, north of Salisbury city centre. The derivation of the name ‘Gilbert Way’ is fairly clear. …Read the Rest

Page 1 of 3812345»...Last »