Greensills

B24 Grid reference SP128903

 

The future site of Fort Dunlop is shown on Greenwood's 1822 map as Greensills. A silI is s medieval topographical term for a 'shelf', probably referring here to the raised glacial gravel terrace along the River Tame.

 

William Dargue 14.01.10/ 02.08.2010

 

 

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For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.

See http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?compid=55193&sheetid=10086&ox=3776&oy=1098&zm=2&czm=2&x=206&y=248