Creekavose (EN) / Krugkarfos (KW)

Type: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

fos

Meaning: 
wall

kar

Meaning: 
fort

krug

Meaning: 
barrow, mound
Elements notes: 
<krug> 'mound, barrow' + <kar> 'hill-fort' + <fos> 'ditch, wall'
Historic forms: 
Crugkevos juxta Kayrwalsek 1345 (Gover, 1948) Crucgkeyrvos 1346 (CA 9, 1970) Crukarfos 1388 (Gover, 1948) Crugavose 1543 (Gover, 1948) Cregavose 1858 (CRO, GRA/233/2, 1858) Creegvose 1884 (Symons, 1884) Creekavose 1948 (Gover, 1948) Creakavose 1970 (CA 9, 1970, p145) Creak-A-Vose 2003 (OS, 1:25000, 2003)