A Children's Guide to Shropshire Place-Names

Join Wulfwynn, an Anglo-Saxon Wise-woman from Lurkenhope in south-west Shropshire, as she guides us around some of Shropshire's exciting place-names!

click on the links below to read each chapter and find out more about medieval and early modern Shropshire!

These pages are still under construction! Check back for further updates...

Places for getting together

Place-Names that sound scary

Place-Names that tell us about animals and birds

Place-Names that tell us about what people did

Look-out places

Place-Names that tell us about industry

Place-Names that tell us about farming

Place-Names that tell us how people moved around

With huge thanks to Ione Jones, our illustrator

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