Gyllyngvase Beach (EN) / An Gilen Vas (KW)

Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

an

Meaning: 
the

kilen

Meaning: 
nook

kil

Meaning: 
nook, back, ridge

-en

bas

Meaning: 
shallow
Elements notes: 
<an> ‘the’ + <kilen> ‘little nook’ {<kil> ‘nook’ + <-en> diminutive suffix} + <bas> ‘shallow’
Historic forms: 
Gillingvaes 1597 (Gover, 1948) Gylling-Vase (Falmouth) 1815 (A Falmouth Guide, 1815) Gyllyngvase 1888 (OS, 1888) Gyllyngvase Beach 1888 (OS, 1888) Foreshore at Gyllingvase Beach 1924 (CRO/K/366) Gyllyngvase Beach 2016 (OS, 2016)