The Place-Names of Clackmannanshire

Taylor, S. , Clancy, T. O. , McNiven, P. and Williamson, E. (2020) The Place-Names of Clackmannanshire. Series: The survey of Scottish place-names, VIII. Shaun Tyas: Donington. ISBN 9781907730863

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Abstract

In-depth study of the place-names of Clackmannanshire, namely the 5 parishes of Alloa, Alva, Clackmannan, Dollar and Tillicoultry. It includes: • full analysis of 660 place-names • introductory chapters on the county’s place-names, geography, geology, early history, administrative history and linguistic history • extensive parish introductions • several glossaries including an elements glossary which discusses words from the various languages (Brittonic, Gaelic, Scots and Scottish Standard English) found in Clackmannanshire place-names.

Item Type:Books
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Taylor, Dr Simon and Clancy, Professor Thomas and Williamson, Dr Eila and McNiven, Mr Peter
Authors: Taylor, S., Clancy, T. O., McNiven, P., and Williamson, E.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Language and Linguistics
College of Arts > School of Humanities
College of Arts > School of Humanities > Celtic and Gaelic
Publisher:Shaun Tyas
ISBN:9781907730863

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