Gwallan (EN) / Gwallen (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
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Elements: 

gwallen

Meaning: 
little wall

gwall

Meaning: 
wall

-en

Meaning: 
diminutive suffix
Elements notes: 
<gwallen> ‘little wall’ {<gwall> ‘wall’ + <-en> diminutive suffix}
Historic forms: 
pastura de Wallan 1296 pastura de Wallan 1303 Wallan 1338 Wallen 1338 Wallan 1354 (NA ME/537/1,2) mill of wallan 1356 Gwallen 1602 (field)(Treganhiso) (Manor of Treverbyn Courtnay Survey, 1602) Gwallon Downs 1884 (Symons, 1884)