Blagdon (EN) / Goondhu (KW)

Type: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

du

Meaning: 
black

goon

Meaning: 
downs
Elements notes: 
<goon> 'downs' + <du> 'black'
Historic forms: 
Blakedon 1201 (Gover, 1948)(Svensson, 1987) Blackdon 1600 (Gover, 1948) (Svensson, 1987) Blagdon 1650 (Svensson, 1987) Blagdon 1884 (village)(Symons, 1884) Blagdon 1948 (Gover, 1948) Blagdon 1982 (Pounds, 1982, p6)