HomeFactopediaBrainoffsRankingsCommunityLog In
You know 0 facts





Wed 18 Jan #1 
Nemesis
Editor


Inspired by yesterday's Mystery Brainoff on fictional places, and mapmaker questioning why Wessex was fictitious.

Hopefully this is in the right format.

 

Thomas Hardy’s Wessex

x->y: What is Thomas Hardy’s place name for x

y->x: y is Thomas Hardy’s place name for

x-y

 

Cerne Abbas -- Abbot's-Cernel

Abbotsbury – Abbotsea

Reading -- Aldbrickham

Wantage -- Alfredston

Wareham -- Anglebury

Lyndhurst -- Bramhurst

Weymouth//Melcombe Regis -- Budmouth

Dorchester -- Casterbridge

Maiden Newton -- Chalk Newton

Cranborne -- Chaseborough

Oxford -- Christminster

Combe Martin -- Cliff Martin

Letcombe Bassett -- Cresscombe

Romsey -- Deansleigh

Barnstaple -- Downstaple

Fordington -- Durnover

Beaminster -- Emminster

Evershot -- Evershead

Exeter -- Exonbury

Mells Park -- Falls Park

Wells -- Fountall

Theale -- Gaymead

Poole -- Havenpool

Isle of Portland -- Isle of Slingers

Yeovil -- Ivell

Newbury -- Kennetbridge

Bere Regis -- Kingsbere

Swanage -- Knollsea

Lulworth Cove -- Lulwind Cove

Cumnor -- Lumsdon

Marnhull -- Marlott

Fawley -- Marygreen

Salisbury -- Melchester

Stinsford and Higher & Lower Bockhampton -- Mellstock

Milton Abbas -- Middleton

Milton Abbey -- Middleton Abbey

Sutton Poyntz -- Overcombe

Bridport -- Port Bredy

Portesham -- Po'sham

Aldershot -- Quartershot

Bournemouth -- Sandbourne

Shaftesbury -- Shaston

Sherborne -- Sherton Abbas

Southsea -- Solentsea

Dunster Castle -- Stancy Castle

Basingstoke -- Stoke Barehills

Fortuneswell -- Street of Wells

Taunton -- Toneborough

Pentridge -- Trantridge

Puddletown -- Weatherbury

Wool -- Wellbridge

Weyhill -- Weydon-Priors

Winchester -- Wintoncester

 




Knows 69125 facts
like | send message


Thu 19 Jan #2 
JMK
Editor

All in thanks. I swapped them around because it made more sense in the subject. Check it out to make sure it works as you intended.




Knows 46441 facts
like | send message


Thu 19 Jan #3 
Nemesis
Editor

Excellent J-M, works perfectly.  Thanks!  I'll add a few comments re the books where they appear in due course.




Knows 69125 facts
like | send message


This topic is now closed.






   About - Terms - Privacy Log In