A map of Britain’s place names, literally

The UK is known for having a rich and diverse history attracting Roman, Celtic and Anglo-Saxon settlers. And with them, the settles brought unique meanings to Britain’s beloved counties, cities and towns. Click through to these maps at QuickQuid and learn the meanings of names like these:

Greater Manchester: Town on the Breast-like hill
Hertfordshire: Ford frequented by stags
Cheshire: Roman county
Leicestershire: Roman town of the people called Ligore