Remote small village high in the mountains of Ruffolk; home to the Easterbrooks.
Tranquil haven for clerical bachelors in the Cathedral close at Bogminster; formerly Abbots Walk. Canon Bagshot lived here.
Estate of the Hulkes, the former Earls of Anchorwick, near Rheum, in the mountains of Ruffolk; now a ruin.
Ancient and venerable coaching-inn in the heart of old Salthead.
One of the seven component colleges of Salthead University, in the far north of the realm. Noted members include Dr. Dampe, Professor Greenshields, Dr. Maynham Mars, Professor Haygarth, Mark Trench, Oliver Langley, Charles Grimpen, Aubrey Filcher, Robert Mallow, and Dr. Frank Woolwine.
Unspecified location near Nantle. Was the home of old Colm Cadogan.
Fenshire town lying to the north of Marley Wood.
Axe and Compasses
Renowned sailors' haunt in Ship Street, Nantle, owned by Mr. John Hinxton.
A rugged, mountainous district lying to the eastwards of Talbotshire. Famed for producing the finest wines in the realm. The county town is Kirklade.
Sleepy hamlet not far from Hoole, in the mountains of Ayleshire.
Unspecified location, most probably in Wuffolk; made famous in an old nursery rhyme ("At Azay-le-Zouch there lived an old grouch," etc. etc.).
Unspecified location in the Lingonshire dales, near Lakeside, in the general neighborhood of Dithering.
Bagwash and Bladdergowl
Legal firm in Bodmin Square, Hoggard, in Lingonshire; formerly Battle, Bagwash and Bladdergowl. Philip Earnscliff was a junior in conveyancing here.
One of the seven component colleges of Salthead University; known familiarly as "B.N.C." Of architectural note are its great stone bears in niches, and plated bear's-head knocker. Stephen Budge, friend of Robert Mallow, was a B.N.C. man, as was Richard Hathaway.
Small village near Tillington, in the south of Fenshire.
Betty's Fruit Shop and Tea Room
Nantle establishment owned by Miss Betty Trickle. Located in Stinking Lane, opposite the Royal Trident (theater).
Fenshire town lying to the north of Marley Wood.
Remote country town in Broadshire.
Located near Miss Henslowe's cottage in Market Snailsby.
Well-regarded inn and public house, once the property of Miss Moll Honeywood, and frequented by Professor Tiggs and Dr. Dampe. Miss Sally Sprinkle lived here in her declining years. Later owned by George Gosling and Mary Clinch, and known informally as "Brittlebank's," after Mary's husband and unofficial host of the establishment, Fred Brittlebank.
Broad avenue adjacent to Mock Alley in Nantle.
Tiny hamlet northeast of Plumley, at the edge of the Boarsden Moss, in Slopshire; populated largely by fen-slodgers.
Extensive bogland to the north and east of Plumley, in Slopshire.
One of the six component colleges of Penhaligon University, in the far south of the realm.
Neighborhood in Hoggard, Lingonshire, where Bagwash and Bladdergowl, solicitors, had their chambers.
Desolate slodger town in Slopshire, south of Plumley on the Drovers' Road, on the edge of the Great Grampen Mire.
Shire town of Slopshire, and seat of a bishopric (Bogminster Cathedral).
A fashionable bun-house in Ridingham, known for its cream teas served by charming young waitresses in rustic lilac and lace; a favored haunt of Edgar Harbottle's.
By-road off Key Street, in a fashionable area of Salthead; home to the sisters Jacks.
Salthead street formed in part by the chain-bridge over the Salt River, in the parish of St. Skiffin. Timson's coach-office and the sheriff's headquarters were in Bridge Street, as was Dr. Chevenix's small cottage and consulting-room.
Extensive woodland of clumbers, brindlecones, and pumpkin oaks, in Slopshire; renowned for the fierceness and tenacity of its resident flat-head boars.
One of the six component colleges of Penhaligon University.
Vast county lying to the east of Wuffolk, beyond the great mountains. Contains the Vale of Broadshire, a rich agricultural district, and the high moorland. Chestershire lies to the south of it. Dr. Frank Woolwine of Antrobus College came from here, as did Harry Banister, Professor Tiggs's former student.
Broom and Badger
Chief posting-inn of Market Snailsby in Fenshire. Operated for many years by Mr. Samuel Travers and his wife Kitty.
Well-fortified mountain inn at Rheum, in Ruffolk. The landlord was a Mr. John Baggot.
Here, in the fashionable Highmarket district of Crow's-end, lived Oliver Langley.
Fashionable market town lying away to westward of Plumley, in the Slopshire marshes.
Bunch of Grapes
Coaching-inn located in Jekyl Street, Nantle, hard by Comport's lock-up. Mr. Martin Somerset was a guest here.
Street running beside the churchyard in Market Snailsby.
Small market-town, an afternoon's drive south and east of Salthead. Home of the Longchapels of Upper Lofting.
Small lane in Market Snailsby, leading from the High Street to Kaleyard.
Farmstead in Dithering, in the Lingonshire dales; long the home of the Callander family.
Large city in the east, between Crow's-end and Richford. Seat of a bisophric. Professor Windygate of Antrobus College had his "family acres" here.
Unspecified locality round Bogminster, in Slopshire, where a bespeak night was held for a member of Mr. Rucastle's theater company. Home to Phungo Shrowl, short-stop for the Slopshire Nines.
One of the six component colleges of Penhaligon University. Philip Earnscliff was a graduate.
Seaside town lying between Salthead and Crow's-end. Tiptop Grange, home of Fred and Susan Cargo, is located here.
Vast enclosure not far from Dalhousie Street, in Salthead, where thunder-beasts once were quartered and trains assembled; later demolished to make way for blocks of flats.
Cat and Fiddle
Well-fortified mountain inn high above the Vale of Broadshire, on the road from Salthead. Professor Tiggs and his party stopped here for the night before going on to Pease Pottage.
Long-distance coaching line headquartered in Crow's-end.
Talbotshire town on the Crow's-end-to-Malbury road, west of Shilston Upcot. Mr.Nim Ives, landlord of the Village Arms, had a brother living here.
Drowsy thoroughfare about ten minutes' walk from Nantle quay. The boarding-house of Mrs. Dottie Matchless was located here.
One of the seven component colleges of Salthead University; known familiarly as "C.C." It has been described architecturally as "a monkish gray pile."
Principal inn of the post-town of Wycombe, in Talbotshire.
Remote town in Lingonshire, not known for its cheeses. The Duchy of Cornwall, an inn and posting-house, is located here.
Sparsely-populated highland county wedged between Wuffolk and Ruffolk, to the south of Broadshire, in the saddle of the great mountains.
Seaside town some distance to the north of Crow's-end. Mr. Liffey's father had his shipping business here.
Unspecified location in the north of Fenshire; Treadwell's maiden aunt lived there.
Church of All Hallows
In Holy Street, Market Snailsby. Its steeple was reputedly the finest in the marshland. The vicar was the Rev. Mr. Ludlow.
Dilapidated old mill that did no milling; once part of the Red Top estate at Hoole, it was bequeathed to Ingram Somervell by his uncle, Sir Henry Clement.
Chief institution of the realm for the training of attorneys, with exclusive right of calling students to the Bar; located in Fishmouth. Noted members include Thomas Dogger, Arthur Liffey, Philip Oldcorn, and Aubrey Filcher.
Street in Bogminster wherein Mr. Jephro Hasty had his lodgings.
Old name for a crossing of the River Dale, in Slopshire, where stands the ruin of the old cloisters.
Located at the end of Fore Street, in Market Snailsby. Mr. Swain had some of his eel-traps here.
The Salthead offices of Badger and Winch, solicitors, were located here. The site is occupied now by a charity school.
Hospitable harborage lying at the foot of Smithy Bank, on the island of Truro.
Busy thoroughfare in Nantle. Dodger and Fleece, the oldest and most respectable firm of solicitors in the city, had their offices here.
The sponging-house or lock-up of Mr. Jacob Comport, it stood in Jekyl Street, Nantle, hard by the Bunch of Grapes (coaching-inn). Visited by the Cargoes and Miss Veal in their search for Jerry Squailes.
The debtors' prison at Nantle, located in Turtle Street.
Just off Fore Street in Market Snailsby, its clutter of shops included Gumble's Jumble and Sloane's stationers.
Thicket on the bridle-path from Hoole to Cowdrie Beacon.
Small country town in the south of Wuffolk, near Muttonchester.
High peak that rises up at the back of Red Top, at Hoole. Excavations by Sir Henry Clement revealed that its summit may have concealed a mound, or tumulus, of the lumerii, a mysterious race of semi-humans who disappeared long ago.
By-street in Plumley where Sheepshanks the butcher resides.
Cowl and Crook
Ancient hostelry and goodly inn at Bogminster, not far from the Cathedral close. Long popular with actors and clerical types, it boasted some of the finest ginger wine in the shire. The landlord was a Mr. Horrox. Frequented by Mr. Haredale, Dean Dripstone, Mr. Chessford, Mr. Rucastle, and others.
Extensive woodland back of Dalroyd, the home of Mr. Mark Trench, in Shilston Upcot.
Charming old galleried inn in the heart of Bogminster, and chief posting-house of the district.
Great metropolis on the north coast, some few days' journey south of Salthead. It has a spectacular location, being built atop a mighty headland overhanging the sea, with its harbor below. Site of the renowned Strangeways zoological gardens. It was to Strangeways that Mr. Icks and his associates were driving the mastodons confiscated from Mr. Hatch Hoakum. Oliver Langley hailed from Crow's-end, as did Miss Jane Wastefield, who was born and raised at Pinewick on the outskirts of the city. Crow's-end was home as well to Ingram Somervell. The city is said to have received its name from the common notion that all crows ended up there.
The estate of Squire Topping, in Plumley.
Coaching-inn of an ecclesiastical ambience, standing in the shadow of the Minster at Nantle. The landlord was a Mr. Blackshaw.
Pretty market town in the southeast of Fenshire, home to Mr. Guy Henslowe.
Ancient public house that stood on Highgate Hill, overlooking the estuary at Salthead; now demolished. It once served as the headquarters of Mr. Icks and his associates. The landlord in those years was the towering, loud-voiced giant, Gervaise Balliol.
River flowing through Plumley, in Slopshire; hardly more than a stream, with many lazy windings.
Plumley thoroughfare running alongside the River Dale; the Hop Toad was located here.
Salthead thoroughfare in which Madam Dorcas Dunferline, spirit-summoner, had her consulting rooms.
Ancestral home of the Trench family, at Shilston Upcot in Talbotshire. Like Shilston Upcot itself, now a ruin.
Fashionable neighborhood in Salthead, renowned for its medical specialists and titled families. Professor Haygarth's son and daughter-in-law were killed in a coach upset here.
Small market-town near Goforth, in Gloamshire.
The winter home of Mrs. Chugwell and her team of shovel-tusker mastodons, in the south of Fenshire.
Deeping St. Magma
Remote town in Gloamshire, many miles to the south and east of Goforth; now deserted save for Mr. Moldwort, the former verger. Once the seat of a thriving pottery trade ("Magma ware"), it suffered a great earthquake, and now is literally sinking into the ground owing to the abundance of steamy tar-pools in the area. Scimitar-cats, a particularly nasty species of saber-cat, are common in the area.
Unspecified location round Salthead, in Wuffolk.
Remote tiny hamlet in a picturesque setting in the Lingonshire dales. Home of the Fetchings, Callanders, Colleys.
Low place in Salthead where Mr. Bob Nightingale, his wife, and brood had their lodgings.
Small town in the Lingonshire dales, and last stop for the mastodon trains, to let down passengers bound by coach or chaise for Dithering and other remote locations. Mr. Readymoney's sister lived here. The chief inn and posting-house is the Sugar Loaf.
Small market-town in Fenshire, to the south and west of Market Snailsby.
Fenshire highway running southwesterly from Market Snailsby to Dragonthorpe.
Country village to the eastwards of Ridingham; home to Treadwell's widowed aunt.
Well-traveled thoroughfare leading southwards from Market Snailsby into Slopshire.
Duchy of Cornwall
Chief inn and posting-house at Chedder, in Lingonshire. "The taproom is like a hive after six o'clock, full of old servitors and clod-breakers."
The lunatic asylum at Crow's-end. In former times, interested persons seeking entertainment could pay a nominal fee and receive a tour of the facility and its inmates.
Town located a day's ride east of Plumley, in Slopshire; trains from the east pass through it.
Slopshire highway running east-west through Dullborough.
Palatial estate of Mr. Harry Banister, Professor Tiggs' former student, on the high moorland in Broadshire. Its gates lie just outside the town of Pease Pottage.
Dreary hillock amongst the marshes on Haigh Hall property, hard by Hatter's Close, in an area subject to periodic flooding.
Tiny Fenshire village on the banks of the Fribble.
Shadowy cavern at the foot of the Graystone Crags, a few miles from Dithering, in the Lingonshire shires. Said to contain a monster.
The financial district of Salthead, hard by the well-worn courtyards of Snowfields. Professor Haygarth's home, Hackton House, stood nearby.
Located in Fenshire, Sapcot Hall was in the vicinity.
Old lighthouse situated at the southern end of the channel lying between Nantle and the offshore islands, hard by the village of Paignton Swidges.
Southern harbor town some distance to the north and west of Nantle, at a point where the coastline makes a gradual easterly swing.
Village near Plinth on the island of Truro.
Plumley thoroughfare in which stand the church and parsonage of Plumley St. Olave. The rector was the Rev. Mr. Crowstep.
Collective term for the marshland counties of Fenshire, Slopshire, and Lingonshire.
Marshy county lying to the north of Slopshire. Its northern and southern halves are separated by a wide belt of forest called Marley Wood.
Ancient Fenshire village.
The home of Mr. Roderick Capel Grange, at Hoole.
Road back of the wharf-walk at Crow's-end harbor. The Cargoes, Miss Veal, and Mr. Liffey stopped for refreshment at some tea rooms here on their voyage to Nantle.
Dockside thoroughfare in Salthead renowned for its fisheries trade.
The seat of governance of the realm, and site of Clive's Inn, the foremost institution of legal training. It is located some distance to the north of Fenshire, in the central portion of the realm. Dr. Daniel Dampe had cousins here.
Farmstead along the northern edge of Marley Wood, some miles to the south and west of Ridingham. Coracle men Dud and Bodo's cousin Minch was woodman and gamekeeper here.
Far southern range of mountains at the edge of the sundering zone. To the south of them lie rainy lagoons, or so it is said.
Inn and public house in Tower Street, Salthead. Known for its gaming activities, it was especially popular with University undergraduates. Here the friends of the late Mr. Samson Icks established their new headquarters.
Fabled hilltop city on the coast between Crow's-end and Nantle. Lying on the shores of a great bay, it is cloaked most all the year in fog.
Racing center in the east of Slopshire where the Slopshire Cup, first prize of the turf, is awarded, and where Mr. Igneus Trefoil had his home and stables.
Riverside street in Market Snailsby. Both the Mudlark and Clopton Stair were located there.
Small village adjacent to Dragonthorpe in the south of Fenshire; home of the Uckwatts. Father Maconchy's ancestors came from round there.
Tiny village in the Ayleshire uplands, in a glorious setting by a mountain tarn. The Wyvern, a roadside inn, was located there.
Shallow river in Fenshire. It joins with the River Lour near Market Snailsby.
Secluded thoroughfare on the outskirts of Salthead. Professor Tiggs' rural villa stood in Friday Street.
Small country town in Broadshire; once the home of Richard Scribbler and Laura Dale.
This "ancient pile of stone and brick," now demolished, stood on the summit of Whistle Hill, in Salthead. Richard Scribbler had his lodgings here.
Unspecified location, possibly in Ayleshire. One Polycarpus of Gidding wrote a chronicle, centuries ago, in which the mysterious race known as the lumerii was discussed.
Far southern county, Goforth being the county town. One of its chief towns, before disaster struck in the form of an earthquake, was Deeping St. Magma, once the seat of a thriving pottery trade ("Magma ware"). Mother Redcap came from Gloamshire, and old Mr. Wackwire had relatives here.
One of the seven component colleges of Salthead University; by all accounts the poorest foundation.
Goat and Porpoise
Public house in Paignton Swidges, frequented by both Hake Jobberley and Jerry Squailes.
Goat in Boots
Inn and posting-house at Long Puddle, in Lingonshire.
Dismal black pool lying just outside Market Snailsby, between the river and Marley Wood. Mother Redcap's cottage once stood on its shores.
Southernmost coastal city of significant size in the realm, and the county town of Gloamshire. Southwards of it lie a few small coastal villages, before one enters the zone of the sundering. The ore office is located here, where Captain Wulf Clipperton deposited the strange stones he had found that were believed to have rained down at the time of the sundering.
Goose and Gander
One of the chief posting-houses of Ridingham. An ancient and venerable hostelry, it once was presided over by Sam Gander and his daughter Lizzie, now Lady Martindale.
Imposing red-brick mansion in the Tillington Road, on the outskirts of Market Snailsby. So called because it was built by a man named Goose with a fondness for chimneys.
Gorgon St. Nicholas ("the Gorgon")
Dismal ruined church atop a hill in the "ogreland," presided over by the gentleman known as "the angler."
Thoroughfare in Plumley leading to Croyland, the ancestral seat of Squire Topping.
Unspecified location in the "ogreland."
Formerly the home of Miss Margaret Mowbray and her widowed aunt, Mrs. Fielding, in Shilston Upcot.
Hilly formation a few miles from Dithering in the Lingonshire dales; Eldritch's Cupboard lies at the foot of it.
Great Codger Lane
Nantle avenue adjacent to Mock Alley. The offices of Maule, Pick, and Slaughter, solicitors, were located here.
Great Grampen Mire
Vast wilderness of bog, marsh, and waste stretching away to the southeast of Plumley, in Slopshire, to the old slodger towns of Monkston-in-the-Mire, Bogland, and Muckfield.
Great Wood Street
Salthead thoroughfare along which Mr. Josiah Tusk used to take his way when visiting his solicitors.
Green Ginger Street
In Market Snailsby, its intersection with the High Street was known informally as "gossip corner," owing to Mrs. Gazebo, the indefatigable town gossip, whose tall house stood there.
Estate at Feltram on the island of Truro, and home of Mr. Parsloe, the old bachelor to whom Ladycake the moropus was given by Mr. Threadneedle.
Small village, an afternoon's drive south of Salthead.
Vast domain of evergreens and oaks lying between the Talbot Peaks and Lonewater, in Talbotshire.
Grub and Grinder
Chief inn and posting-house at Tillington, in Fenshire.
Gull and Grapple
Once the chief coaching-inn at Goforth, it stood in Slaughterfields. Bing's Herbal once was sold here.
Warren of apartments and passageways quayside at Nantle, where Mr. Hieronymus Hook had his dark, tomb-like chambers. Visited by the Cargoes and Miss Veal in their search for Jerry Squailes.
Old curiosity shop in Conger Alley, in Market Snailsby; its proprietor was Mr. Phred Gumble.
Lengthy tunnel-like stretch of mountain trail lying between Hoole and the summit of Cowdrie Beacon.
Professor Winston Haygarth's residence, near Snowfields and the Exchange, in the heart of old Salthead.
Ancestral seat of the Martindale family, near Ridingham, in the north of Fenshire. Home now to Lady Martindale, the former Lizzie Gander, and widow of Sir Pedr Martindale.
Vile stretch of bog amongst the marshes of Fenshire.
An area on Haigh Hall property hard by Eel Island, subject to periodic flooding; Mr. Phergus MacWallop, Lady Martindale's odious wretch of a neighbor, declared his right of way across it.
Southern coastal city some distance to the north of Falaise.
Unspecified location in the "ogreland."
Where the Cutting Duck once stood, overlooking the estuary at Salthead.
Fashionable (and very busy) Crow's-end neighborhood. Here, in Bucket's Court, lived Oliver Langley.
Fashionable thoroughfare in Plumley, running from Scotch Row to King Erick Close and Lerwick Street. Sir Latimus Droole had his home here.
Nearest borough-town to the dales of Lingonshire. Has a Natural History Museum. Also, Bagwash and Bladdergowl had their legal chambers here, in Bodmin Square.
Hog Gut Lane
In Dithering, in the Lingonshire dales. Here that rude churl, Mawgan Bothack, once lived, but made himself so obnoxious to his neighbors that his landlord was obliged to evict him.
The Church of All Hallows and the vicarage stand in this street, in Market Snailsby.
Remote village in the wild, rugged uplands of Ayleshire. The area is famed for its production of grapes and Ayleshire wines. At Hoole is Red Top, ancestral seat of the Clement family.
Mysterious manor-house, rumored by some to be haunted, in a lonely bend of the Tillington Road on the far outskirts of Market Snailsby.
The ancestors of Mr. Phergus MacWallop settled here, after emigrating from John o' Groats in Old Britain.
The chief inn and posting-house of Plumley, standing in Daleside at the west end of town, just off the Drovers' Road. A very old house, it once was the foremost halting-place on that stretch of the Drovers' Road in Slopshire. The proprietor was a Mrs. Linkinhorn.
Hospital of St. Mary Corpuscle
Famed Salthead institution for the education of physicians. Described as "a lantern-surmounted pile of timber and masonry, richly gabled and finialed, with rows of mullioned windows on which the moonlight glistened with an icy radiance." Dr. Dampe received his medical training here.
Hospital of St. Peter Palsey
Lingonshire medical institution where Sir Lancelot Wale received his training.
Unspecified location where, according to Mrs. Poundit, celestial hounds could be heard howling in the night sky. May be fictitious.
One of the southern islands in the channel off the coast of Nantle. It lies between Truro (closest to the mainland) and tiny Windwhip.
Sloping eminence in the vicinity of Paignton Swidges, south of Nantle.
Ancient Fenshire village, now vanished.
Small hamlet near Market Snailsby. A large pack of hounds was kept here.
Dark, crystal pool in a secluded location northeast of Plumley, in Slopshire. Fed by a stream from the River Dale, it sits in the loom of Brindle Forest not far from the rune-stone of Tronda. Mr. Grub Crawley had a disturbing experience here while boating.
Nantle location where Mrs. Juniper's late uncle, Gerald Delancey, had his antiquary shop.
Pretty town on the shores of Lonewater, high in the mountains of Talbotshire.
Nantle street in which stood Comport's lock-up and the coaching-inn called the Bunch of Grapes.
Jolly Jumper Yard
Nantle courtyard in which Captain Barnaby and his wife had their lodgings, not far from Chamomile Street.
Chief inn and posting-house of Hoole, in the uplands of Ayleshire.
Lies at the end of Cabbage Lane, off the High Street in Market Snailsby.
Tiny coastal village to the south of Goforth.
Fashionable area of Salthead; the sisters Jacks and Mr. Balthasar Timothy had their homes here.
King Erick Close
Fashionable neighborhood in Plumley where Messrs. Chortle & Cheek had their lawyerly chambers.
Unspecified location where Mr. Icks and his associates were involved in a "nasty incident" with the rascals Tinsley and Graff.
The county town of Ayleshire, in the rugged country to the eastwards of Talbotshire. Native town of Mr. Jervas Lawry.
Cross-street in Plumley near St. Olave's church and parsonage.
Unspecified location near Plumley; in the summer months it was frequently the haunt of marsh devils.
Unspecified location in the Lingonshire dales, near Bacon Hill, in the general neighborhood of Dithering. Here, in this otherwise gloomy locale, "folks saw the sun once."
Lamb and Tongs
Chief posting-inn of Muttonchester, in the south of Wuffolk.
It was here that Crispin Nightshade, the legendary cobbler of Ridingham, had his shoemaker's establishment. The site is now occupied by Miss Ginch's Tea-rooms.
Thoroughfare in Plumley running from Daleside to High Plumley.
One of the Fen counties, it is bordered on the west by Fenshire and Slopshire, and on the north by Ruffolk. The remote Lingonshire dales with their wolds and wildways are here.
Ancestral seat of the Chessfords of Bogminster; a very pretty old manor and manse.
The estate of the Jarlcots, in Lingonshire.
Little Green Wood
Freehold later annexed to Tiptop Grange by old Joseph Cargo. It was the home of Fred Drownder and his wife.
The chief inn and posting-house of Dragonthorpe, in Fenshire. So named because the fossilized skull of a giant Megalosaurus was unearthed there and subsequently put on show before the inn. The landlord was a Mr. Jeremiah Slaw.
Fenshire town on the western coach-road, between Dragonthorpe and Ridingham.
Volcanic lake located high in the mountains of Talbotshire, along the Crow's-end-to-Malbury road. Shilston Upcot and Jay are located on its shores.
Unspecified location in the "ogreland."
Lingonshire town not far from Littlegates; Mrs. Jarlcot's aunt, Mrs. Penny Bunce, lived here. Here too one might find the Goat in Boots public house.
Mr. Harry Banister's club in Salthead.
River flowing through Fenshire and Slopshire. It joins with the River Fribble near Market Snailsby.
The chief commercial thoroughfare of Shilston Upcot, terminating at Town End.
Hamlet lying out on the flats to the south of Plumley, in Slopshire, not far from Shroud.
A ruined manse in the "ghost village" of Northeave, it was once a hunting-seat for a Ridingham merchant family called Mackery.
General term for the property owned by Mr. Phergus MacWallop, adjacent to Haigh Hall in Fenshire.
Unspecified hamlet to the eastwards of Ridingham, in Fenshire.
See Mawdlin College.
Venerable old public house in Rosemary Lane, Salthead, long popular with Swinford men. The landlord was a Mr. Bradway.
The county town of Talbotshire.
Open stretch of pasture land near the Doughty brothers' farm in Market Snailsby.
The "melancholy, stoop-shouldered morass of a house, built largely of stone and half-hid in ivy" rented by the mysterious Mr. John Hunter. It stood in Raven Lane in Salthead.
Isolated mountain village on the Salthead-to-Broadshire road.
Small market-town on the banks of the River Fribble in Fenshire, on the southern edge of Marley Wood.
Plumley thoroughfare running from Daleside to Fenchurch Street.
The "towering fortress of evergreens and oaks" that stretches like a great bosky belt across the whole of middle Fenshire. Marsh devils and flat-head boars, among other creatures, are known to prowl its gloomy aisles.
Property of the Naseby family of Market Snailsby; located in the Tillington Road beyond Mickledene Hall but not so far as Hooting Grange.
General term for the many interconnecting streams and rivulets that crisscross the marshes northwards of Marley Wood in Fenshire.
Marwell Old Place
Ancestral home of the Tuke family, outside Bogminster.
One of the six component colleges of Penhaligon University, in the far south of the realm. Dr. Hugh Callander was a Fellow here, and tutor and lecturer in the Natural Sciences, before his return to Dithering. Other graduates included his Uncle Jory, and his friend Sir Lancelot Wale.
Mawdlin College (also Magdalen)
One of the seven component colleges of Salthead University. Pronounced "Magdalen," it is known familiarly as "Queens," owing to its being the oldest and grandest foundation, and hence by every measure the "queen" of Salthead colleges. Mr. Balthasar Timothy was a member. Edgar Harbottle attended here prior to his rustication.
Small lane back of the High Street in Market Snailsby. Mr. Blathers had his bachelor quarters here, in a neat little house of three gables.
Wild area out on the flats a few miles to the southeast of Orkney Farm, in Slopshire.
The home of the Hathaways, located in the Tillington Road on the outskirts of Market Snailsby.
Small town near Chedder, in Lingonshire. It was here that Jack Hilltop, alias Avle Matunas, witnessed the enigmatic fireball from the sky that caused the sundering. Here too Sir Lancelot Wale had his medical practice. Medlow was said to be "crawling with medical men and superannuated pensioners and fogeys."
Famed tonsorial parlor, popular with Salthead dons; round the corner from the Plaxtonian Museum.
The home of Sir Hector and Lady MacHector, on the River Fribble in Market Snailsby.
Debtors' prison at Kirklade, in Ayleshire.
Crosses Great Wood Street in Salthead.
Unspecified location; county unknown.
Miss Ginch's Tea-rooms
Occupies the site of Crispin Nightshade's shoemaker's establishment in Leather Alley, in Ridingham.
Remote village in the mountains of Ruffolk, near Abbey Glacis and Rheum. The Rev. Mr. Rowley was rector there.
Cramped thoroughfare in Nantle, near the theaters. Sprig's coffee-house was located here.
Tiny town near Fridley in Broadshire. The birthplace of Richard Scribbler.
Tiny hamlet in deepest Slopshire, on the verge of the Great Grampen Mire; populated by fen-slodgers.
Estate and home of the Fetchings, in Dithering, in the Lingonshire dales.
Old slodger town on the edge of the Great Grampen Mire, in Slopshire.
Inn and public house in Fore Street, Market Snailsby, not far from the Broom and Badger. The long-time landlord was Mr. Erskine Joliffe.
Mug and Fleece
Public house in Bucksneep, in Slopshire; renowned for its collection of toby-jugs.
Thriving fish-market on Nantle quay. It was near Musselgate that Mr. Liffey was introduced to the long-sought Jerry Squailes.
Loamy country town in the south of Wuffolk; home to the Stanleys and the Grimpens.
Ancient cathedral city on the south coast, justly famed for its port (wine, that is). Although it lies on the coast, it faces south owing to a curve in the shoreline. Offshore of it are the islands of Truro, Hove, and Windwhip. Crow's-end lies some three hundred leagues to the north.
The great cathedral of Nantle.
Chief inn and posting-house of Culliford, in the southeast of Fenshire. A nice old checkered house, with a beautiful run of gables.
The county town of Fenshire, located north of Marley Wood. Robert Fetching was employed in a banker's house here.
Extends from Ridingham to Newmarsh.
"Ghost village" a short distance southwards of Ridingham, in the eaves of Marley Wood. Deserted now, it once was an important hunting center for the swells of Ridingham who hunted venison and flat-head boar in the Wood.
Ancient prison-house at Fishmouth.
Small town in the north of Fenshire, famed for its sherry. Megatheres and mylodons (giant ground sloths) are common in the surrounding countryside.
(The) Old Cloisters
Ruined monastic house on the banks of the River Dale at Cloisterford, northeast of Plumley, in Slopshire; not far from the deserted hamlet of Spinning.
The home of Mr. Anthony Oldcorn, a former J.P., in Market Snailsby. It stood in the Tillington Road near Mead Cottage.
Old Fell Trail
Ancient mastodon trackway running north-south at the foot of the great mountains, and the chief thoroughfare connecting Salthead and Crow's-end. It was along the old fell trail that Mr. Icks and his associates drove the mastodons they had seized from Mr. Hoakum and his nephew.
Venerable old farmstead lying to the southeast of Plumley along the Orkney Road, in the Slopshire marshes; ancestral home of the Trefoils.
Long, lonely Slopshire highway running from Plumley to Orkney Farm and beyond.
In this Bogminster avenue stands the splendid old edifice housing the offices of the Mail & Echo.
Pack Horse Inn
Venerable inn and posting-house at Dithering, in the Lingonshire dales. Once owned by Miss Elva Blossom, an old quiz, it passed to her nephew Jago Readymoney. Later it was owned by Asa Mundey and his wife.
Small coastal village some dozen miles south of Nantle, hard by Fairlight Station, and across the channel from Span Rock.
Grassy meadow to the east of Plumley St. Olave church and parsonage. A line of archery targets (the butts) was located here.
Fenshire location where teratorns are especially common.
Captain Hoey's unusual home outside Shilston Upcot. It has been described as "tall and straight, and rather oddly proportioned, its narrow frame shooting up towards the clouds like an obelisk," with high arching gables that mimicked the Talbot Peaks behind it; hence the name.
Remote village on the high moorland in Broadshire. It was outside the Pied Horse here that Harry Banister came to meet Professor Tiggs and his party.
One of the two great institutions of higher learning, the other being Salthead University. Founded by Cambridge men. Located in the far south of the realm, it is composed of six colleges: Tabard, Boarstall, Cardigan, St. Pancras, Broadgates, and Maunder. According to Salthead lore, Penhaligon was established for the education of young gentlemen of inferior intellect.
Salthead thoroughfare in which Eugene Stanley had his lodgings, at the house of Mrs. Rumble.
Salthead location, near the chain bridge.
Genial hostelry in Pease Pottage, Broadshire, where Mr. Harry Banister came to meet Professor Tiggs and his party.
Leafy suburb of Crow's-end, and home of the Wastefields.
Small hamlet not far from Market Snailsby, near Shipton-on-Lour.
Fashionable market town lying away to westward of Plumley, in the Slopshire marshes.
Plaxtonian Museum ("the Plax")
Famed institution for the study of natural history. Associated with Salthead University, it has been described as "a gaunt, gloomy structure, stone-built and ponderous, with a heavy topping of towers and chimney-stacks." The ravenish Dr. Woolwine had his laboratory rooms here, in the Hall of Natural Sciences.
Chief town and port of the island of Truro, located about a mile from Smithy Bank; home of Tim Christmas and his family. The Rev. Mr. Yorridge was vicar of St. Brine's parish here.
Ancient inn at Butter Cross, in Wuffolk.
Ancient small market town in Slopshire, south of Bogminster, on the Drovers' Road. Once a town of the wool staple, when the weavers of Slopshire all would flock to its Wool Exchange. Not so prosperous now as in former days, having been overshadowed by the more fashionable towns of Bucksneep and Pitchy Straithern away to westwards. Situated on the River Dale, in the loom of Brindle Forest.
The home of lawyer Thomas Dogger and his wife in Shilston Upcot.
Inn and public house at Threep, in the west of Lingonshire.
"A drafty lane marked by the sign of a raven." The mysterious Mr. John Hunter rented a house here (Malt House).
Ancestral seat of the Clement family, at Hoole, in the uplands of Ayleshire.
Remote small village high in the mountains of Ruffolk; former home ground of the Earls of Anchorwick.
Ancient episcopal city and assize-town of Ruffolk. Once a prosperous, thriving metropolis, it suffered much from the sundering, being located at the edge of the blast zone, and has yet to recover fully. Miss Sally Sprinkle was born and raised here.
Picturesque old country town in the north of Fenshire, on the road to Newmarsh. "The quaintest and most quintessentially charming of quaint old towns in the marshes. Of all the towns in Fenshire, it is perhaps the most Fenshirely."
Prominent landmark at the eastern end of the island of Truro.
Ring o' Bells
Inn and public house at Ogghops, in the north of Fenshire.
Crow's-end neighborhood, named for its lying-in hospital.
Salthead street in which the Magpie, a venerable old public house long popular with Swinford men, was located.
Theater in Stinking Lane, Nantle, opposite Betty's fruit shop and tea room; home to Mr. Swuff Turcott's company.
Remote inland county to the east of Chestershire, on the edge of the sundering zone. The county town is Richford, the "once proud city in the east, now heavily decayed." Both city and county have yet to recover from the effects of the sundering. Bordered on the south by Lingonshire.
Ruin in the old deserted hamlet of Spinning, to the northeast of Plumley in Slopshire.
Parish in which the Blue Pelican was located, near the Salthead docks. The rector was the Rev. Mr. Samuel Nash.
Unspecified location in the Lingonshire dales.
Parish at Plinth on the island of Truro. The vicar there was Mr. Yorridge.
St. Clement's College
One of the seven component colleges of Salthead University. Known popularly as "Clem's," it is renowned for its quaint old bell-tower.
Small Catholic church adjacent to Little Dene, in the loom of Bogminster Cathedral; Father Maconchy was parish priest here.
Parish church at Muttonchester, attended by the Stanleys and Grimpens.
Venerable old monastic house, once a hermitage. It has a unique situation on its hillside overlooking Plumley in Slopshire, in the shadow of Brindle Forest. Mr. Tom Posthumus was a tenant here.
Parish church at Cargo, in whose vault old Joseph Cargo lies buried.
St. Lucy of the Lake
Church at Shilston Upcot, now a ruin. The vicar was the Rev. Mr. Horace Scattergood.
Ridingham parish church where the Martindales of Haigh Hall are interred.
Dockside church and parish at Nantle, presided over by the Rev. Dr. Giddeus Pinches, D.D.
Village not far from Dithering, in the Lingonshire dales.
The parish church and parsonage of Plumley ("Plumley St. Olave") in Fenchurch Street. The rector was the Rev. Mr. Crowstep.
St. Pancras College
One of the six component colleges of Penhaligon University, in the far south of the realm. Dean Dripstone of Bogminster Cathedral, and Father Seamus Maconchy of St. Dunstan's Catholic church, were members.
Salthead parish and church in the vicinity of Bridge Street and Timson's coach-office. A man-like creature with great leathery wings was observed one night clinging to its tall spire.
River flowing westward to the sea through Wuffolk; Salthead is located on its estuary.
Chief borough and county town of Wuffolk, on the far north coast. Backed by its "seven lofty crags and wild soaring pinnacles," it stands at the estuary of the Salt River. Home to such famed institutions as Salthead University, the Plaxtonian Museum, and the Hospital of St. Mary Corpuscle.
Main thoroughfare running due easterly from Salthead. The villas of a number of University dons were located on by-roads leading off this road.
One of the two great universities of the realm, the other being Penhaligon in the far south. Founded by Oxford men. It is composed of seven colleges: Mawdlin (pronounced "Magdalen"), Swinford, Antrobus, Bearsnose ("B.N.C."), St. Clement's ("Clem's"), Chauncey ("C.C."), and Gloucester. Its architecture - "ancient spires and towers, domes and turrets, chimneys, and gable-ends standing up in the moonlight" - and its location atop a headland overlooking the estuary of the Salt River are quite spectacular.
Estate up by Eynsham Meadows, near Market Snailsby in Fenshire.
Mountain range lying far to the east of Goforth, in Gloamshire. Mr. Threadneedle and Tim Christmas nearly had a crack-up here.
Sawyer's Green, Crescent
Posh residential district in Salthead. Dr. Daniel Dampe's home was located here.
The northernmost city of the realm, located on the coast some miles to the north of Salthead. The snowy wastes beyond Saxbridge are believed to harbor imperial mammoths, musk oxen, woolly rhinoceroses, snow-footed reindeer, and other ice-bound creatures.
Small market-town in the Sawtooth Mountains, in Gloamshire.
Tiny village near Shuckworth, in the Ayleshire uplands.
Unspecified location in Slopshire, where one Vicar Toogoody, from faulty eyesight, is said to have mistaken his seven small children for a row of cabbages, and harvested the lot. Possibly anecdotal.
Plumley thoroughfare extending from Grange Lane to High Plumley.
In Ridingham; publishers Van Ness and Sons are located here.
Solitary inn and posting-house on the shore-road from Nantle to Falaise. Here Mr. Lanthorne and Miss Wastefield obtained seats with the mastodon train of Mr. Jarvey during their journey to Falaise.
Shadwinkle Old House
Gray stone mansion with menacing gables, twisted chimneys, and sullen stone angels glaring from its roof. Set in a broad tract of woodland near Friday Street, it was the home of Mr. Josiah Tusk, the miser of Salthead.
Remote country town located in the mountains of Talbotshire, on the Crow's-end-to-Malbury road; now a ruin.
Low public house along the docks in Salthead; one of the haunts of Mr. Bob Nightingale.
Quayside avenue in Nantle in which stood the Axe and Compasses. Slopmonger Mews runs into it.
Hamlet not far from Market Snailsby, on the River Lour.
Newmarsh's Municipal Library is located here.
In Ridingham; bootmaker Hiram Pinchbeck had his shop here.
Small lane off Holy Street in Market Snailsby; Miss Henslowe's cottage was located here.
Township just outside Crow's-end.
Dismal small village in Slopshire, south of Plumley, on the verge of the Great Grampen Mire; populated by fen-slodgers.
Unassuming hamlet on the coach-road to Hoole, in Ayleshire. The coach upset involving Ingram Somervell occurred just outside the town.
Imposing manor-house on Skylingden point, high above Lonewater and the village of Shilston Upcot in Talbotshire. Formerly the home of the Campleman family, the drawing-room had a great round window known popularly as the "eye of Skylingden," from its appearance as seen from the village below. The grounds are surrounded by Skylingden Wood.
Neighborhood in Goforth, in Gloamshire. The Gull and Grapple was located here.
Unidentified location in Plumley.
Narrow avenue leading into Ship Street, in Nantle. In a smoky lane hard by stood the oyster saloon of Mr. Arifay.
One of the three Fen counties, and by all accounts the wildest; a soggy expanse of bog and marsh bordered on the north by Fenshire and on the east by Lingonshire ("the boggy shire of Slops"). The county town is Bogminster, also the seat of a bishopric.
The estate and home of Mr. Malachi Threadneedle on the island of Truro, about a mile from the village of Plinth.
Broad, open stretch of meadowland behind the Broom and Badger and the Mudlark, in Market Snailsby. It was here that the mastodon men (and women) used to turn out their beasts while stopping in the town.
Stretch of the River Fribble overlooked by Mickledene Hall in Market Snailsby.
Lingonshire village just over the boundary line from Slopshire; the Rev. Mr. Tom Bentloe was vicar here.
Small country town near Muttonchester, in the south of Wuffolk; home to the Filchers.
Well-worn courtyards in the heart of Salthead where many legal and other professional gentlemen had their chambers; not far from the Exchange. Known almost as well for its many coffee-houses.
Tiny, uninhabited island lying off the far southern coast. Here Mr. Threadneedle and his companions were rescued by Captain Barnaby - and vice versa.
Small seaside village south of Goforth, famous for its cheese.
Arch-shaped rock at the eastern end of the island of Truro. Paignton Swidges lies across the channel from it, on the mainland.
Deserted small hamlet on the River Dale, northeast of Plumley in Slopshire. Its chapel and burying-grounds have long been in the care of Plumley parish.
Fashionable resort in Mock Alley, Nantle, hard by the theaters. Known for its vaunted chess-rooms, it was operated by a Mr. Tozer, with the aid of his "cat of parts," Sir Sharp-nail.
Tiny coastal village south of Goforth. Mr. Cheek, of Chortle & Cheek, had a house here, which he inherited from his late wife.
Ancient small town in Slopshire, south of Plumley on the Drovers' Road. A regular halting-place for megalops.
Secluded area in Nantle once used by gentlemen to settle affairs of honor.
Thoroughfare in the heart of the theater district at Nantle, hard by Mock Alley. The Royal Trident and Betty's fruit shop and tea room were located here.
Borough to the south and west of Markey Snailsby in Fenshire, on the Dragonthorpe Road. Home to Dr. Hanleigh Chesters, retired medical specialist.
Famed zoological gardens at Crow's-end.
Hamlet lying not far from Market Snailsby in Fenshire, on the Dragonthorpe Road.
Chief inn and posting-house at Dozmary, in Lingonshire. Gateway to the Lingonshire dales.
Unspecified location in Ruffolk. Also, the river which flows through Newmarsh, the county town of Fenshire.
One of the seven component colleges of Salthead University. Known architecturally for its "frowning battlements." Professor Titus Vespasianus Tiggs was a noted member.
One of the six component colleges of Penhaligon University.
Tall, jagged range of mountains rising to the south and west of Lonewater, in Talbotshire.
Lonely, mountainous county inland of Crow's-end. The county town is Malbury.
Small village in the mountains of Talbotshire.
Ten Acre Meadow
Stretch of ground in Market Snailsby to the north and east of the Common. The Snailsby gallops are located here.
Location on the bridle-path from Hoole to Cowdrie Beacon, where Sir Henry Clement met his end.
Fashionable neighborhood where Mr. Liffey and his partner, Mr. Hawkins, had their lawyerly chambers, overlooking the esplanade at Cargo.
Salthead inn once popular with the mastodon men. It was located in generous grounds at the edge of the city, in the shadow of the lofty crags and wild soaring pinnacles.
Three Jolly Pigeons
Inn and public house in Nantle.
Three Men o' Slops
Inn and public house in Slopshire (town unspecified).
Small village in the western foothills of Lingonshire. Short-faced bears are common in the area. The Quarter Moon is located here.
Fenshire town lying some miles to the north and east of Market Snailsby. The Grub and Grinder inn and posting-house can be found here.
Fenshire highway running northeasterly from Market Snailsby to Tillington.
Timber Hill Farm
The home of Mr. Tony Arkwright, veterinary surgeon and horse-breeder, on the outskirts of Shilston Upcot.
Salthead avenue wherein Mr. Richard Scribbler, haunted by the memory of Mr. Icks's frozen eyes watching the sky, found refuge one night at a public house, before going on next day to the Frost Faire.
Famed Salthead coaching line, headquartered in Bridge Street. It was one of the first in the realm to begin long-distance coach service after the clearing of the roads. Timson's and other like concerns, such as Cattermole's at Crow's-end, have been blamed for the decline of the mastodon trains.
Ancestral seat of the Cargo family, in Cargo.
Unspecified locality in Lingonshire, where resided Miss Limpney and her dragonish mother. Home as well to the family of Tack Weatherell, captain and catcher of the Lingonshire Poachers.
Expansive meadowlands behind the Hop Toad inn and public house in Plumley, for turning out beasts of transport.
Salthead thoroughfare in which stood the Flying Horse inn and public house.
Termination of the Low Street in Shilston Upcot, at the foot of the hill on which stood the Village Arms.
One of the southern islands in the channel off the coast from Nantle. Its chief town and port is Plinth. Smithy Bank, owned by Mr. Threadneedle, is located here.
Unidentified small village near Plumley, in Slopshire, home to a Mrs. Skeaping.
Neighborhood adjacent to the Cathedral close at Bogminster, where Mrs. Sidebottom had her cottage.
Sailors' resort near the Salthead docks; considered a low place.
Nantle thoroughfare in which stood the Compter, or debtors' prison. "In Turtle Street" is Nantle slang for "bankrupt."
Unspecified township, most likely in Fenshire, where the Normands hailed from (Captain Surtees' maternal relatives).
Small estate in the hills above Butter Cross, in Wuffolk; home to the Longchapels.
Small country town in Broadshire.
Vale of Broadshire
Rich agricultural district in Broadshire, lying between the great mountains to the west and the high moorland to the east.
Van Ness and Sons
Ridingham publishers in Scriveners' Lane. It was they who rejected Richard Hathaway's treatise on Sir Pharnaby Crust and his music -- "too many words, Mr. Hathaway, too many words."
Small lane off Holy Street in Market Snailsby, beside the Church of All Hallows and the vicarage.
The coaching-inn of Shilston Upcot, now a ruin. It was operated by Mr. Nim Ives, with the assistance of his daughter Cherry.
The home of old Mr. Wackwire, in the Tillington Road on the outskirts of Market Snailsby.
Ancestral seat of the Somerset family at Crow's-end.
Coaching-inn at Jay, high in the mountains of Talbotshire. It was here that Oliver Langley told his anonymous fellow coach-passenger the story of Shilston Upcot.
Small lane crossing the Tillington Road on the outskirts of Market Snailsby. It was at the top of Water Street, round the eaves of Marley Wood, that several Snailsby residents reported seeing a mysterious apparition.
Dockside lane in Salthead, containing many "low houses of refection."
One of the chief residential neighborhoods in Salthead, it was the site of Furnival Buildings (now demolished) where Richard Scribbler once lived.
Small seaside town near Plinth, on the island of Truro.
South Fenshire estate belonging to Lord Cratchley, who kept a sizable pack of hounds.
It is at the crossing of this street that the Tillington Road becomes the High Street, in Market Snailsby.
One of the islands in the channel off the coast from Nantle. The farthest west and most remote of the islands, and the most desolate; home to seals and a few fisherfolk.
Small country town in Broadshire, on the shores of a small lake.
Small Wuffolk town at the foot of the great mountains.
Far northern coastal county. Its chief borough and county town is Salthead.
Small town in Talbotshire, on the Malbury Road. Its principal inn is the Checkers.
Roadside inn, by Freshwater, in the uplands of Ayleshire. Capability Clement, an ancestor of Ingram Somervell's, is alleged to have built it.
Vanished farming community near Market Snailsby.
Yocklebury Great Croft
Derelict farmstead in the Dragonthorpe Road, a few miles from Market Snailsby. It was here that Dr. Chevenix and his friends saw and heard something very strange.