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Adswood is a suburb of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England. The name Adswood is said to be derived from "Adders wood"; in the reign of King Charles, the area had been royal hunting grounds where the then large population of snakes gave rise to a name which over time was shortened to "Adswood".
Adswood has its own coat of arms, a snake wrapped around a tree, which is the emblem of Adswood Primary School.
The council housing estate in Adswood began in the 1920s with the building of Culver Road at the back of the estate towards neighbouring Cale Green. The rest of the housing was built in the 1930s and 1940s. Before this housing, a farm and its buildings stood on the land.
Adswood has a civic amenity site.
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