Portholland (east) (EN) / Porthalan (KW)

Type: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

hen

Meaning: 
ancient, former

lann

Meaning: 
enclosure

porth

Meaning: 
cove, gate, harbour
Elements notes: 
<porth> 'cove, entrance, landing place' + hen 'ancient' + lann 'sacred enclosure'
Historic forms: 
Portalan 1288, Hellaunde 1302, Hellaund 1327, Porthallan 1339, 1379, Porthsalen 1576, Portholan 1732.