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Survey of English Place-Names

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Schools Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Cheadle

Historical Forms

  • Scowes Hill 1591 Earw
  • Schools Hill 1842 OS


, Scowes Hill 1591 Earw, Schools Hill 1842 OS , cf. Schoolesis within Chedle ('a dangerous passage, when the water is up,in London Way') 1621 Sheaf , perhaps associated with Henry del Scoles 1374 AD IV183 , v. skáli ' a hut, a shed ' , hyll . The 1621 form is apparently the genitive of the surname Scho (o )les , which appears in this Hundred as de Scolis 1286Eyre , del Scoles 1356, 1369ib , 1429Plea .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name