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Gazetteer of British Place Names

eBook and Data Extract £15 (+ VAT for UK customers)

The Gazetteer of British Place Names provides an exhaustive Place Name Index to Great Britain, containing over 50,000 entries. It lists the historic county and the main administrative areas in which each place lies. It forms a valuable resource for those working in the media, tourism, heritage, publishing or education. It is also of great value for local and family historians.

The Gazetteer of British Place Names is available as a PDF format eBook and a Comma Separated Variable (CSV) format Data Extract. We strongly recommend you Download the Free Demonstration Versions of the eBook and Data Extract to ascertain whether they meet your requirements, before you order the full versions.

The full version of the eBook and Data Extract can be purchased by PayPal or credit/debit card by clicking the button below. Upon payment you will be taken to a page from which you can download the eBook and Data Extract.


The purchase of the Gazetteer of British Place Names eBook and Data Extract confers on the purchaser a non-exclusive licence to use the data for personal or commercial use, provided the data is directly not sold-on or licenced to third parties.

The information contained in the gazetteer has been published in good faith and every effort has been made to check its accuracy. Nevertheless, the publisher, editor or compilers can accept no responsibility for errors or omissions, changes in the details given, or for any loss, damage or inconvenience thereby caused.