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Survey of English Place-Names

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Netchley Quarry

Other OS name in the Parish of Cardington

Historical Forms

  • Little Neachleys 1846 TA
  • Necheles 1592 SRO165/153

Etymology

, Little Neachleys 1846TA . The TAMap shows Neachleys some distance to the E . , in Cardington township . Probably *ēcels , ' land added to an estate ' : the form Necheles 1592SRO 165 /153 supports this . Cf. Netchwood in Ditton Priors infra .