Higher Biscovallack (EN) / Boskevelek Wartha (KW)

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Parish: 
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Elements: 

bos

Meaning: 
dwelling

kevelek

Meaning: 
woodcock

gwartha

Meaning: 
higher
Elements notes: 
<bos> ‘dwelling’ + <kevelek> ‘woodcock’ – possibly used as a personal name here + <gwartha> 'higher'
Historic forms: 
Northemeste Boscovelec juxta Hyndemore 1306 Hr. Boskevillick 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Hr. Biscavillet 1856 (OS 1856) Higher Biscovallack 1884 (Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Higher Boskevillick 1884 (farm)(Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Higher Biscovallack 1888 (OS 1888) Higher Biscovillack Farm 2003 (OS, 1:25000, 2003) (Bond, 2009) Higher Biscovillack Farm 2014 (OS 2014)