Nettlecombe, Isle of Wight

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The main road through Nettlecombe
Island: Isle of Wight
Grid reference: SZ526782
Location: 50°36’6"N, 1°15’28"W
Post town: Ventnor
Postcode: PO38
Local Government
Council: Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight

Nettlecombe is a farming hamlet in southernmost Hampshire, on the Isle of Wight. It is the site of a deserted medieval village[1] and there is evidence of earthworks close to the present hamlet.[2]

There are several fishing lakes in Nettlecombe.[3]

It is roughly centred on the corner of High Street and Nettlecombe Lane, about half a mile north of Whitwell. Until 1952, the Isle of Wight Central Railway had a station on Nettlecombe Lane.

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  1. A Proposal in MAP2 Format: The Isle of Wight Medieval Landscape Project, Mr T. J. T. Sly, University of Southampton Archaeology Department.
  2. Medieval Resource Assessment for the Isle of Wight, Oxford Archaeology
  3. Whitwell – Ventnor, Creeks & Coombs, Isle of Wight Walking Holidays