Rivers and riverine place-names

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21/01/2022 19:30 - 21:00

Speaker: Dr. Richard Jones

Early medieval place-names offer unique insights into local environmental conditions over a thousand years ago.  Focusing on the rivers and riverine-place-names of Derbyshire and neighbouring counties, this paper will explore what these names have to say about the rivers and their behaviour in the past, and how we might draw on this information to live with the growing threat of flooding in the twenty-first century.

Organised by the Archaeological Research Group

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