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Survey of English Place-Names

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Bents Lane, Bents Lane Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • Bent's Lane 1860 ib
  • Bench Lane 1842 TA


, Bent 's Lane 1860 ib, Bench Lane 1842TA , from benc ' a bench, a shelf ' or beonet ' bent grass ' .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name