Here is a postcard of Mottram Old Road, just below Werneth Low.
I wouldn't like to see kids playing in the middle of the road nowadays !!
The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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