The Naze, Essex

Historical Description

Naze, The, a headland in the E of Essex, 5 miles S of Harwich. A tower is on it, and a rocky ledge, 1 ¼ mile long, with from 2 to 5 feet water, is off it. The name is a corruption of ness or nez, " a nose."

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5