English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Ness Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Burwell

Historical Forms

  • Nest House c.1825 O.S.
  • The Ness House c.1840 TA


Ness Ho is Nest House c. 1825 O.S., The Ness House c. 1840TA . Cf. molendinum del Nees 1267 Rams, Nesmelne 1279 RH, le Nesse 1307MinAcct , the Nest 1691SewersA . v. næss , 'projection.'