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.

Lower Shadymoor Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Stapleton

Historical Forms

  • Lower Shadymoor 1839 TA
  • Upper Shadymoor Wood ib.
  • Stanleymor 1311 Pat
  • de Stanleye 1327 SAS2/XI


is Lower Shadymoor 1839TA , and BIG SHADYMOORCOPPICE is Upper Shadymoor Wood ib . All three farms are marked Shady Moor on 1833 OS . ' Boundary marsh ' , v. scēad , mōr . There has been association with the words shadow and shady . The same name occurs in Norton in Condover, supra . VCH VIII 161 equates this with Stanleymor 1311 Pat (namedfrom Richard de Stanleye 1327 SAS 2/XI ) , and Shadwell Moor , mentioned in 1547 .