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.

the Bastile Room or place

Field in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • the Bastile Room or place 1537 Earw

Etymology

the Bastile Room or place 1537(a parcel of land in the Market Placesupra, from ME  bastile'tower of a castle', and rūm1'a space', alluding to thesite of the castle at Castle Hill supra)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name