Carvolth (EN) / Karvolgh (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

bolgh

Meaning: 
gap, pass

kar

Meaning: 
fort
Elements notes: 
<kar> ‘fort, enclosed farm’ + <bolgh> ‘gap or pass’
Historic forms: 
Caervolgh 1313 (CA 15, 1976, p92, citing from Henderson) Corvolthe c.1600s (CRO, ARD/TER/15, c.1600s) Carvolth 1796 (CRO, AD1709/1, 1796) Carvolth 1841 (CRO, TA/42, 1841) Carvolth 1861 (CRO, GHW/3/1/2, 1861) Carvolth 1884 (Symons, 1884) Carvolth 2003 (OS, 1:25000, 2003) Carvolth Downs 2003 (OS, 1:25000, 2003) Carvolth Farm 2003 (OS, 1:25000, 2003)