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.

The Nash

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kempsey

Historical Forms

  • Esse 1182 RBB 18th
  • de Fraxino 1255,1275 Ass 1275 SR 1338 Pat
  • Asshe 1301 RBB 18th


'Ash,' v. æsc and cf. Napleton supra .