Downas Cove (EN) / Porth Downnans (KW)

Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

porth

Meaning: 
cove, gate, harbour
Elements notes: 
<porth> 'cove, enterance, landing place' + <downnans> ‘deep valley’
Historic forms: 
Downance Cove 1813 (Weatherhill) Downance Cove 1866 (Weatherhill) Downas Cove 1907 (OS, 25”, 1907) Downas Cove 1908 (OS, 1908) Downas Cove 1996 (OS, 1:25000, 1996) Downas Cove 2016 (OS, 2016)