Kildown Point (EN) / Penn Kil Down (KW)

Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

kil

Meaning: 
nook, back, ridge

penn

Meaning: 
head, end, top
Elements notes: 
<penn> ‘head, headland, end’ + <kil> ‘nook’ + <down> ‘deep’
Historic forms: 
Kildown Point 1888 (OS, 1888) Kildown Point 1908 (OS, 1908) Kildown Point 1948 (Gover, 1948)