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.

Nethershyte

Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • Nethershyte 1353 MinAcct
  • Ouershite 1353 MinAcct

Etymology

Nethershyte, Ouershite 1353('lower and upperslope', v. neoðera, uferra, scyte'(steep) slope'(Löfvenberg 186–7)).