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.

Nettle Eyot

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chertsey

Historical Forms

  • Nettle Eyot c.1857 SACi
  • Netelyge 675 BCS 13th
  • Neatel eyghe c.900 BCS563 13th


Nettle Eyot (lost) is Nettle Eyot c. 1857 SAC i, and is to be identified with Netelyge 675 (13th) BCS 34, Neatel eyghe c. 900 (13th) BCS 563 in the bounds of Chertsey. 'Nettle island,' v. eg , iggoð . It was near Mixnams supra (SAC i).