Carnsew (EN) / Karndu (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

karn

Meaning: 
crag, tor, cairn

du

Meaning: 
black
Elements notes: 
<karn> 'crag, tor, cairn' + <du> 'black'
Historic forms: 
Carndu 1298 (Gover, 1948) Carnsu 1406 (Gover, 1948) Carnsew 1888 (OS) Carnsew 1908 (OS) Carnsew 1945 (OS)