Chyandour (EN) / Chi an Dowr (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

chi

Meaning: 
house

an

Meaning: 
the

dowr

Meaning: 
water, river
Elements notes: 
<chi> ‘house’ + <an> ‘the’ + <dowr> ‘water’
Historic forms: 
Chiendour 1452 (Gover, 1948) (Pool, 1985) Chyendower 1504 (Gover, 1948) (Pool, 1985) Chyandower 1722 (Pool, 1985) Chyandower 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Chyandour stream 1974 (Pool, The History of the Town and Borough of Penzance, 1974) Chyandour 1974 (Pool, The History of the Town and Borough of Penzance, 1974) Chyandour Brook 1995 (OS 1995)