Carnsmerry (EN) / Karnrosmeur (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

karn

Meaning: 
crag, tor, cairn

ros

Meaning: 
hill-spur

meur

Meaning: 
great
Elements notes: 
<karn> 'crag, tor, cairn' + <ros> 'hill-spur, heath' + <meur> 'great'
Historic forms: 
Carnsemery juxta Rosmur 1362 Carnesmery 1620 Carna Rosemerry 1660 Carnerosemary 1856 (OS 1856) Carnsmerry 1888 (OS 1888) Carnsmerry 1974 (OS 1:50,000 First Series, 1974) Carnsmerry 2014 (OS 2014)