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.

Saltersbrugge

Field in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • Saltersbrugge 13 Orm
  • Saltersisbrugge c.1270 Sheaf
  • Saltersbridge 1611 LRMB
  • ad quendam ponticulum vocatum a Platt antiquitus vocatum Saltersbrigge et jacentem inter pratum vocatum Barlie Meadow et quoddam pratum vocatum Reddish Meadow 1619 Orm

Etymology

Saltersbrugge 13(17), Saltersisbrugge c.1270(17), Saltersbridge 1611, ad quendam ponticulum vocatum a Platt antiquitus vocatum Saltersbrigge et jacentem inter pratum vocatum Barlie Meadow et quoddam pratum vocatum Reddish Meadow 1619(v. Barley Mdw supra and v. prec.)('Salter's bridge', v. saltere, brycg, plat1; a point on theboundary of the Forest of Macclesfield, near Beanleach 256 supra, at 101–927884 where Poise Brook leaves Beanleach Rd, a site not noted by Crumpbut perhaps connected with his'Saltway F', v. LCAS liv, 130–4, cf. Salterslane 265 supra).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name