Podcast for BBC Radio 3.
How decoding Erewash, Trent, Averham and other field, river and place names from old maps can help us understand flooding patterns in Britain. Dr Richard Jones, Associate Professor of Landscape History at the University of Leicester is one of Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough’s guests. Her second guest is Dr Rebecca Wright, a Social and Cultural Historian of Energy from Northumbria University.
The research projects featured are: Flood and Flow: https://waternames.wordpress.com/team/
Listen now on BBC Radio 3: Arts and Ideas