Adswood is a suburb of Stockport in
Englandin 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'.
Adswood has its own coat of arms - this is a snake wrapped around a tree and is the emblem of the local Adswood Primary School.
The council housing estate in Adswood began in the 1920's with the building of Culver Road - situated at the back of the estate as you head towards neighbouring Cale Green. The rest of the housing was built in the 1930's - 40's. Prior to this housing a farm and its buildings were on the land.
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