Verona Road, Salisbury
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Verona Road, Salisbury

Verona Road in Stratford – one of Salisbury’s northern suburbs. It would be named after the play ‘The Two Gentleman …Read the Rest

Victoria Close, Victoria Court, Victoria Road Salisbury, Victoria Road Wilton
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Victoria Close, Victoria Court, Victoria Road Salisbury, Victoria Road Wilton

Probably named after Queen Victoria. It’s not impossible that the developer had a wife, mother or daughter called Victoria (or …Read the Rest

Wain-a-Long Road, Salisbury
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Wain-a-Long Road, Salisbury

Wain-a-Long Road is between Salisbury and Laverstock. Wain-a-Long Road is an unusual road name – as far as I can …Read the Rest

Warminster Road SP
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Warminster Road SP

The road to Warminster, which itself is the minster (church) on the river Were

Warwick Close SP1
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Warwick Close SP1

One of the Shakespeare related street names in Stratford sub Castle. The Earl of Warwick is a charactor in Henry …Read the Rest

Washern Close SP2
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Washern Close SP2

The name ‘Washern Road’ is derived from an old district of Wilton. Elizabeth Crittal’s ‘A History of the County of …Read the Rest

Water Ditchampton SP2
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Water Ditchampton SP2

This road was presumably a settlement near a ditch with water in it…

Water Lane SP2
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Water Lane SP2

This row of terraced houses runs alongside Summerlock Stream a tributary of the Avon. The stream leaves the Avon at …Read the Rest

Waterloo Road SP1
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Waterloo Road SP1

After the Napoleon’s last battle at Waterloo in 1815

Waters Road SP1
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Waters Road SP1

Probably named after somebody called Waters – its not particularly close to any river.

Watersmeet Road, Salisbury
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Watersmeet Road, Salisbury

The river Nadder splits near Churchfields in Salisbury. One section joins the Avon by Queen Elizabeth Gardens – the other …Read the Rest

Watt Road SP2
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Watt Road SP2

One of the Churchfields Industrial roads, named after a scientist or engineer, in this case James Watt, who invented the …Read the Rest

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