Antrobus


Antrobus

Antrobus is a civil parish and village in Cheshire, England, immediately to the south of Warrington. It is situated within the borough of Vale Royal.

The village shop [ [http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/actionnetwork/A5323358 News Items about Antrobus Village Shop.] BBC News Website. Retrieval Date: 11 December, 2007.] and post office is owned and run cooperatively by the villagers for the benefit of the community having previously closed in 2003.

The name derives from the Old Norse Eindvizh-buski, a personal name and the word for bush or shrub. In the Domesday Book, the area is referred to as Entrobus. An alternative derivation of the name is the Norman-French Entre-bois which can be interpreted as 'within the woods'.

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External links

* [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/chs/antrobus.html Antrobus] at GENUKI

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