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Broad Croft or Great Mdw

Field in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • 1849 TA
  • the Broodcroft 1556 JRL
  • the Broad Crofts 1697 JRL

Etymology

Broad Croft or Great Mdw(the Broodcroft 1556, the Broad Crofts 1697, v. brād, croft)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name