Westminster Road SP2
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Westminster Road SP2

One of group of roads named after parts of London – the others being Kensington, Richmond, Kingsland, Highbury and West …Read the Rest

Westwood Road SP2
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Westwood Road SP2

I guess this is simply the road leading to a wood to the West. I’m not aware of a wood …Read the Rest

Whitbread Road SP2
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Whitbread Road SP2

A common streetname throughout England, but I’m not sure why. The brewery company now owns Premier Inn, Costa Coffee and …Read the Rest

Whitebridge Road SP1
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Whitebridge Road SP1

Named after the nearby white bridge that carries the Laverstock Road over the River Bourne.

Whitefriars Road SP1
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Whitefriars Road SP1

Whitefriars Road is a part of “the Friary” area, which is named after a Friary that was on the site. …Read the Rest

Wiley Terrace SP2
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Wiley Terrace SP2

‘Wiley’ seems to be an alternative spelling for ‘Wylye’ – the Encylopaedia Britannica spells it as ‘Wiley’

William Close SP1
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William Close SP1

‘William’ seems to derive from the German words ‘vila’ and ‘helma’ meaning ‘will’ in the sense of resolve and helmet …Read the Rest

Willow Close SP1
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Willow Close SP1

Named presumably for the willow trees next to the nearby River Bourne

Wilman Way SP2
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Wilman Way SP2

No idea on this one – nearby roads are named Thompson Close, Andrews Way, Christopher Close and Harvard Close, at …Read the Rest

Wilton Road SP2
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Wilton Road SP2

The Wilton Road leads to Wilton, obviously enough. The name Wilton itself derives from the river Wylye. Wilton is famous …Read the Rest

Wiltshire Road SP2
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Wiltshire Road SP2

One of a group of streets (Norfolk, Essex, Kent, Suffolk, Sussex) named after counties – the others I think follow …Read the Rest

Winchester Street SP1
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Winchester Street SP1

The street which leads from the Centre towards Winchester. This is actually the second street to be called ‘Winchester Street’ …Read the Rest

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