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First Street

First Year Used Total Occurences
Acre Refers to the land measure? Bramhanger Acre 1970 1
Avenue Broad way lined with trees Gladstone Avenue 1891 95
Close Originally an enclosed area, now often a quiet residential road with no outlet Oakley Close 1928 430
Court Was a courtyard, now often a block of flats Power Court 1971 6
Crescent semi-circular or curving street Stockwood Crescent 1890 26
Croft Was a small enclosed field Little Wood Croft 1975 3
Dell Geographical feature? Pinford Dell 1980 4
Denes Geographical feature Deep Denes 1960 1
Drive Originally a private road that led to a large house. Now frequently given to a longer road in a residential area, especially one that leads to a main road (Buchanan Drive, Luton) Hart Hill Drive 1905 54
End Grove End 1954 2
Field Rowelfield 1952 3
Gardens originally designated a square or street near or alongside gardens in suburban London. Much looser now Cranleigh Gardens 1935 52
Grange Swanston Grange 1985 1
Green Farm Green 1947 29
Grove Properly a small wood or plantation Cardiff Grove 1890 12
Heath Fernheath 1983 1
Hill Usually found for a street that ascends or descends or is in an elevated locality Richmond Hill 1915 13
Lane Distinguishing feature is its narrowness. May well have been widened in later times Barbers Lane 1858 28
Link Shortish road connecting two others Wetherne Link 1950 3
Mead Archaic word for meadow High Mead 1830 7
Mews Originally a road lined by houses converted from stables Drapers Mews 1992 3
North Santingfield North 1947 1
Parade Archway, Nursery, Putteridge 3
Passage 2
Path Mussons Path 1914 7
Place Spring Place 1855 19
Rails Red Rails 1
Ring Hockwell Ring 1946 2
Rise Crescent Rise 1881 14
Road New Bedford Road 1832 419
South Santingfield South 1947 1
Square Market Square 1960 7
Street Castle, Chapel, Church, George 1830 100
Terrace Oban Terrace 1969 6
Vale Whitehorse Vale 1983 2
Viaduct Chapel Viaduct 1970 2
Walk Windsor Walk 1891 5
Way Hurst, River, Willow 1934 77
West George Street West 1859 2
Wood Moxes Wood 1974 2