Bickley Road, BR1

Place Name

Directional the road to Bickley. First recorded in 1297, Bickley is most likely named after a former owner of the woodland or ley, hence Bica’s Wood. But others have suggested that Bic in Old English means pointed one so it could mean a pointed wood or even, with a lot of imagination, “a wood that is inhabited by wild bees”.

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