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.

Werneth Fm & Werneth Ho

Other OS name in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • Werneth 1849 TA
  • Billings Green 1831 Bry


( 101–942913 ) , Werneth 1849TA , Billings Green 1831 Bry , cf. Werneth 302infra . The place is near Top o ' th ' Hill supra , at the south - west spur of Werneth Low , so the older name is taken to be another example of the p.n. type Billing ( e ) , v. Billinge Hill 138supra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name