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Survey of English Place-Names

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Ness Barn

Early-attested site in the Parish of North Shoebury


Ness Barn (6″). Cf. six fields called Neys , hither Neys , Middle Neyes , etc. 1703, Naze 1886 Rochford. This is the plural of eg with the n from the definite article, v. æt . Naze came to be associated with Shoebury Ness , and the spelling was altered accordingly.

Places in the same Parish