According to Richard Oliver's Ordnance Survey Maps, a concise guide for
historians (Charles Close Society 1993), the abbreviation TP can mean
Telegraph Pole or Turnpike. When associated with a placename it is
presumably the latter!
From: Iain Hedley <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
Date: 08 July 2003 11:31
Subject: Early Ordnance Survey terms [No Viruses detected]
>Re early edition Ordnance Survey maps: Can anyone enlighten me as to the
>meaning of the letters 'T.P.' after a place name?