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.

Butterhouse Green

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • Butterhouse Green 1831 Bry


Butterhouse Green, Butterhouse Green 1831 Bry, cf. (Near ) Butterhouse , Butterhouse Field 1842TA , probably the same as Botera (y )les 1348, 1354Eyre (p), 'the rich-pasture nooks', v. butere 'butter', halh , cf. Boterhale 211supra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name