Carbis Bay(settlement) (EN) / Porthreptor (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

porth

Meaning: 
cove, gate, harbour

reptor

Meaning: 
?Obscure
Elements notes: 
<porth> 'cove' + <reptor> obscure {prob - <ryb> 'beside' + <torr> 'protrusion, eminance'}
Historic forms: 
Carbons 1391. Carbisse 1584. Carbowse alias Carbease 1617, 1884.