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Survey of English Place-Names

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Field in the Parish of Alderley

Historical Forms

  • Auardeshacche e14 Orm 12 Cre
  • Avardeshache e14 Orm


Auardeshacche e14, Avardeshache e142('Ælfweard's gate' from the OE pers.n. Ælfweard and hæc(c), cf. Awardus de Fuleshae(Fulshaw 227 infra)12 Cre)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name