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Survey of English Place-Names

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Longsight Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Cheadle


( 101–869844 ) . This is a straight stretch of road 300 yards in length , providing a long ' sight ' or view , in the sense used in surveying etc . , v. lang and NED s.v. sight sb . 6 b , d. There is a suburb of Manchester La , called Longsight , which may be of similar origin .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name