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Survey of English Place-Names

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Hempshaw Lane, Hempshawgate Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • Impeshagh 1362 Orm2, Earw
  • the Empshaw yate 1595 ib
  • Hempshaw Lane 1842 OS


, Impeshagh 1362 Orm2, Earw, the Empshaw yate 1595 ib, Hempshaw Lane 1842 OS , ' (road to) the sapling-copse ' , v. impa , sceaga , gata , cf. prec. and Offerton Fold 291supra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name