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Lower and Upper Shadymoor Fm, Middle Shadymoor

Other OS name in the Parish of Stapleton

Historical Forms

  • The Wood Shedmore 1635 Eyton
  • Shedmore, Shedmore Wood 1666 ib
  • Shaddow Moor 1729 SBL3396
  • The Pitshed Moore 1734 Eyton
  • Shadow Moor 1788 SBL3496
  • Shady Moor 1791 PR(L)
  • The Shadymoore 1808 ib
  • Shadymoor 1810 ib

Etymology

. The three farms he beside a road which runs between BIG and . Corfield'sCoppice (infra ) is N . of Lower Shadymoor Fm , so the area so named was a mile long . Early forms are The Wood Shedmore 1635Eyton , Shedmore , Shedmore Wood 1666ib , Shaddow Moor 1729SBL 3396 , The Pitshed Moore 1734Eyton (perhaps referring to coalpits),Shadow Moor 1788SBL 3496 , Shady Moor 1791 PR(L) 1, The Shadymoore 1808 ib, Shadymoor 1810 ib .