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

Wavell Road SP2
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Wavell Road SP2

Given that these are, or were, Army houses this is probably named after Field Marshall Archibald Wavell (May 5, 1883 …Read the Rest

Waverley Place SP1
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Waverley Place SP1

The name Waverley Place could be a reference to the Walter Scott novel (I can’t think of any other derivation…), …Read the Rest

Wellington Way SP2
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Wellington Way SP2

Probably named after the ‘Iron Duke’ – Wellington.

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