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Adswood, Stockport

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Adswood, Stockport

Adswood is a suburb of Stockport in England in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester. Adswood has a civic amenity site. The name Adswood is said to be derived from 'Adders wood'. It is believed that during the reign of King Charles the area had been royal hunting grounds and due to the then large population of snakes gave rise to this name which over time was shortened to 'Adswood'.
Administrative CountyStockport
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ8888
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
 

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