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 Green

Field in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • 1849 TA
  • Torkynton Grene 1466 JRL 1556 JRL
  • vocat the Lagher Grene 1556 JRL
  • Torkington Greene 1637 JRL

Etymology

The Green(Torkynton Grene 1466, Torkynton Grene alias vocat the Lagher Grene 1556,Torkington Greene 1637, v. grēne2)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name