English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Shotsall or Shotstall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • Shotiswall 1288 Court
  • Shotiswall 1355 Eyre
  • Shotiswall in Bromale 1358 ib
  • Schotiswall 1445 Earw
  • Shottiswall 1541 ib
  • Shottiswall, anciently a hamlet here 1882 Orm2iii829
  • Shoteswell 1352 Orm2
  • Shotteswell 1345 Eyre 1355 BPR
  • Shotswell 1352 Earw
  • Shetewall 1345 ChFine
  • Sheteswall 1347 Eyre
  • le Shot(te)walles 1541 Dav, ChRR
  • Shotsall, Shotstall 1849 TA


'Scēot's spring', from an OE  pers.n. Scēot and wælla 'a spring, a well, a stream'. The TA fields became Davenport Golf Course (cf. Davenport infra ) where not built over, and here arose a small stream running westward into Adswood 248supra .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site