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Hanow Eghen Pluw/Keverang Styr Rurvow istorek
Alternonn
Altarnun(settlement)
Settlement Altarnun
Lesnewth
<alter> 'altar' + <Nonn> personal name Altrenune c1100, c1130 Altrenun c1136. Alternon c1230, 1236, 1291, 1328. Church of St Nonna 1236. Autreniune 1270. Alternone 1349. Atern 1580.
Amaleglos
Chapel Amble
Settlement Saint Kew
Triggshire
<amal> 'edge, boundary' + <eglos> 'church' Amaleglos 1284 Church of Sanctus Aldelmus of Ammaleglos 1302 {full version from Oliver} Amaleglos 1306 Ammaleglos 1346 Aumaleglos 1349 Capella S. Aldelmi de Aumelle 1383 Ammal Eglos 1435 Chapel Amble 1664
Amallebri
Amalebra aka Amalebrea
Settlement Towednack
Penwith
<amalle> 'border place' + <bri> 'prominent' Ammalebry 1302 (Gover, 1948) Ammalebry 1324 (Gover, 1948) Amalibry 1331 (Gover, 1948) Ammalibry 1334 (Gover, 1948) Ammalbri 1341 (Gover, 1948) Amalebri 1354 (Gover, 1948) Ammallybry 1432 (Gover, 1948) Amalibery 1659 (Pool, 1985, p36, citing from 1659) Amellibery 1676 (CRO, GB/15/18, 1676) Amelleberry 1679 (CRO, GB/15/2-3, 1679) Amel-bray 1749 (Borlase, 1749, p128) Amyllebrea 1840 (CRO, GHW/G/14, c.1840) Amelebrey 1842 (tenements)(CRO, TA/226, 1842) Amelebry 1842 (tenements)(CRO, TA/226, 1842) Amalebrea 1884 (hamlet)(Symons, 1884) Amabbrea 1906 (CRO, CH/34/7, 1906) Amalebry 1906 (*CRO, CH/34/6, 1906) Amalebrea 1907 (*CRO, CH/33/9, 1907) Amblebrea 1936 (*CRO, DG/224, 1936) Amalbrea 1971 (Russell, 1971, p79) Amalebrea 1985 (Pool, 1985, p36) Amalebra 1992 (OS, 1:25000, 1992) Amalebra 2005 (OS, 1:25000, 2005)
Amalwydn
Amalwhidden
Settlement Towednack
Penwith
<??> + <gwynn> "white" Hamalwen 1301. Ammalwyn 1334. Annuellwyn 1501. Ammelwyn, Whyle Ammelwyn 1503. Ambulwyn 1520. Amelwhidden 1699. Amelwyn 1841.
An Ajwa
Bridges Gap, The
Coastal Feature Saint Just
Penwith
<an> 'the' + <ajwa/aswa> 'gap'
An Avalennek
Orchard, The
Settlement Madron
Penwith
ECF: <an> ‘the’ + <avalennek> ‘orchard’ The Orchard 1884 (Symons, 1884)
An Baghow
Bahow
Settlement Saint Keverne
Kerrier
<an> ‘the’ <baghow> ‘nooks, corners, hooks’ Le Bahow 1250 (Gover, 1948)(Henderson) Baehow 1250 (Gover, 1948) Baghow 1318 (Gover, 1948) Park an Bahoe 1625 (Henderson) Bahow 1840 (Gover, 1948)
An Dhiwbedren
Rumps Point
Coastal Feature Saint Minver Highlands
Triggshire
<an> 'the' + <diwbedren> 'buttock' The Rumps 1813 The Rumps 1826 The Rumps c.1830
An Dhowrva
Watering Place, the (Polmennor)
Place Madron
Penwith
ECF: <an> ‘the’ + <tyller> ‘place’ + <dowr> ‘water’ The Watering Place 1842 (TA2442, 1842)
An Dhreynek
The Drennick
Misc Saint Austell
Powder
<an> ‘the’ + <dreynek> ‘thony’ – i.e. the place abounding in thorns The Drennick c1810 The Drennick 1856 (OS 1856) Drennick 1888 (OS 1888) Drennick 1974 (OS 1:50,000 First Series, 1974) Drennick 2014 (OS 2014)
An Dre Wartha
Upton
Settlement Gwinear-Gwithian
Penwith
<an> 'the' + <tre> 'farmstead' + <wartha> 'higher'
An Drethen
Drythyn
Coastal Feature Paul
Penwith
an + trethen 'sandbank'
An Drev
Drift
Settlement Sancreed
Penwith
<an> ‘the’ + <trev> ‘farmstead’ Dref 1262 (Pool, 1985) ?Drek [vian] 1244 (Pool, 1985) Dreff 1301 (Pool, 1985) Dreth [veor] 1327 (Pool, 1985) Dreef 1333 (Pool, 1985) Droef 1384 (Pool, 1985) Dreif / Dreoff 1397 (Pool, 1985) Dryffe 1547 (Pool, 1985) Dreff 1659 (Pool, 1985) Driff / Drift c.1840 (TA 1840) (Pool, 1985)
An Drumm
Drumps The (Redruth)
Settlement Redruth <an> ‘the’ + <drumm> ‘ridge’ The Drump 1841 (tenement)(CRO, TA/197, 1841)
An Enys
Enys
Settlement Saint Gluvias
Kerrier
<an> 'the' + <enys> 'island / isolated place'
An Enys
The Island
Settlement Newquay
Pydarshire
An Follji
Folly, the
Settlement Madron
Penwith
<an> ‘the’ + <follji> ‘folly’ Folly, the 1760 (Pool, The History of the Town and Borough of Penzance, 1974, p. 108) Folly, the 1845 (CRO, TA/179, Nos. 1436-1437A, 1845) (Bond, 2009) Folly, the 1884 – Madron (Penzance), Mrs B Downing (Symons, 1884)
An Follji Soth
South Folly
Settlement Madron <an> ‘the’ + <follji> ‘folly’ + <soth> 'south' South Folly 1768 (Pool, The History of the Town and Borough of Penzance, 1974, p. 105)
An Gador
Gaider, The
Coastal Feature Saint Keverne
Kerrier
<an> ‘the’ + <kador> ‘chair’ The Gaider 1907 (cliff)(OS, 25”, 1907) The Gaider 1908 (OS, 1908) The Gaider 1948 (Gover, 1948) The Gaider 1974 (OS, 1974) The Gaider 1996 (OS, 1:25000, 1996) The Gaider 2016 (OS, 2016)
An Ganel
Gannel [estuary]
Topographical Feature Newquay
Pydarshire
<an> 'the' + <ganel> obscure The Gunnel 1699 Ganal Creek 1748 The Gannel c.1830
An Garrek
Angarrack
Settlement Hayle
Penwith
<an> 'the' + <karrek> 'rock' Garrek 1335 (Gover, 1948) Garrek 1443 (Gover, 1948) Angarracke 1603 (Gover, 1948)
An Garrek
Angarrick
Settlement Mylor
Kerrier
<an> 'the' + <karrek> 'rock' Garrek 1509 (Gover, 1948)
An Garrek
Roche Rock
Topographical Feature Roche
Powder
<an> 'the' + <karrek> 'rock'
An Garrek Reun
Black Rock
Coastal Feature Falmouth
Kerrier
<an> 'the' + <karrek> 'rock' + <reun> seal
An Gelli
Grove, The
Topographical Feature Saint Keverne
Kerrier
ECF: <an> ‘the’ + <kelli> ‘grove, copse’ The Grove 1908 (OS, 1908) The Grove 2016 (OS, 2016)
An Ger
Gear
Settlement Madron
Penwith
<an> ‘the’ + <ker> ‘fort, enclosed farm’ Gear 1974 (OS 1974) Gear 1995 (OS 1995)
An Ger
Gears
Settlement Saint Hilary
Penwith
<an> 'the' + <ker> 'hilltop fort'
An Ger
Gear, The
Coastal Feature Madron
Penwith
<an> ‘the’ + <ker> ‘fort, enclosed farm’ Geer 1748 (Pool, 1985) (Martyn, 1748) Gear, the 1974 (Pool, The History of the Town and Borough of Penzance, 1974) Gear, The (offshore rock) 1974 (OS 1974) Gear, The (offshore rock) 1995 (OS 1995)
An Ger
Tregear Rounds
Historic Site Saint Kew
Triggshire
<ker> 'hill-fort, enclosed settlement' Tregaer Castle 1876
An Gernik
Gurnick
Settlement Crowan
Penwith
<an> 'the' + <ker> 'hilltop fort' + <-ik> diminutive suffix