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.

Bowdon & Rostherne

Parish in the County of Cheshire


The two townships Agden and Bollington were each in the two parishes of Bowdon and Rostherne. In terms of physical geography they belong with Rostherne parish, being south of R. Bollin.

Major Settlements