Higher Boscarne (EN) / Boskarn Wartha (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

bos

Meaning: 
dwelling

karn

Meaning: 
crag, tor, cairn

gwartha

Meaning: 
higher
Elements notes: 
<bos> ‘dwelling’ + <karn> ‘crag, tor, cairn’ + <gwartha> 'higher'
Historic forms: 
Hr Boscarne (Dawson, 1805) Hr. Boscarne 1856 (OS 1856) Higher Boscarne or Boscarne Manor 1989 (Douglas, 1989) Higher Boscarne (subdivision of Boscarn post 1930) 1989 (Douglas, 1989)