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.

Sheet's Heath

Early-attested site in the Parish of Woking

Historical Forms

  • le Shete apud Brokewod 1369 For
  • Shettesmore, Sheteshill 1548 LRMB
  • Shettesmore t.Ed6 Rental
  • Sheets Heath 1816 O.S.


Sheet's Heath is le Shete apud Brokewod 1369For , Shettesmore , Sheteshill 1548LRMB , Shettesmore t. Ed 6Rental , Sheets Heath 1816 O.S. This is OE  sceat, 'nook, angle.' Sheets Heath occupies the extreme western angle of the parish.