Funny facts about Leatherhead

Funny facts about Leatherhead

Anglo-Saxon is said to be the origin of leatherhead. The museum in leatherhead is also traced back to the history of the town about 880 AD when it was formerly called Leodridan that means “the place where you can ride across the river. Sounds like a funny name isn’t it?, this really paints the town as cliché to some people. Much later in the Domesday Book of 1086 it was called Leret. Later forms was recorded as “Lereda”, “Ladreda”, “Leddrede”, (so many names for just single a place) before the name Leatherhead came to stay. There are many fun facts about Leatherhead, I have outlined some of them in this article.

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