Cowlands (EN) / Kewnans (KW)

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kewnans

Meaning: 
enclosed or steep-sided valley
Elements notes: 
<kewnans> 'enclosed or steep sided valley'
Historic forms: 
Cownance 1631 (Gover, 1948) Cownance 1653 (Gover, 1948) Cowman Mill 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Cownance Mill 1856 (OS, 1856) Cownans Mill 1884 (Symons, 1884) Cownance Mill 1884 (William Burley is the miller) (Symons, 1884) Cowlands 1888 (OS, 1888) Cowlands Creek 1888 (OS, 1888) Cowlands Wood 1888 (OS, 1888) Cowlands 1908 (OS, 1908) Cowlands Creek 1908 (OS, 1908) Cowlands Wood 1908 (OS, 1908) Cowlands 2003 (OS, 1:25000, 2003)