Turner Close, Harnham
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Turner Close, Harnham

The roads in this area of Harnham seem to have a mixed set of names. Constable Way, I would say, …Read the Rest

Tylers Close SP2
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Tylers Close SP2

My guess would be that the name ‘Tylers Close’ is derived from the name of a landowner or developer. There …Read the Rest

Upper Folly SP2
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Upper Folly SP2

I am slightly puzzled by the name of this road. There is a painting of a folly in Wilton House …Read the Rest

Upper Street, Harnham
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Upper Street, Harnham

There are three streets in Harnham, called Upper Street, Middle Street, Lower Street. They form a loop along the Netherhampton …Read the Rest

Vanessa Avenue, Laverstock
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Vanessa Avenue, Laverstock

Vanessa Avenue is in Laverstock, on the ‘Pebbledash Estate’ which also includes Napier Crescent and Linden Close. The pebble-dashed estate …Read the Rest

Ventry Close, Salisbury
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Ventry Close, Salisbury

Ventry Close is near Saint Marks Road, in the north of Salisbury. ‘Ventry’ is a surname. According to the ancestry.com …Read the Rest

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

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