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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Pickhill

Historical Forms

  • Nes 1158–66 YCh
  • Ness(e) 1399 YI


Ness is a tongue of land near the river Swale. v. næss .

Places in the same Parish