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.

Hoviley, Hoviley Brow

Other OS name in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • Hoviley Brow, Overley Brow & Overley Lane 1860 White


, Hoviley Brow , Overley Brow & Overley Lane 1860White , cf. le Ouerlybonk 1341Eyre , ' clearing at the edge of a hill ' , v. ōfer 1 , lēah , banke , brū .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name