Penhesken (EN) / Pennhesken (KW)

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penn

Meaning: 
head, end, top
Elements notes: 
<penn> ‘end, head, headland’ + <hesken> ‘sedge’
Historic forms: 
Penhoskon 1249 (Gover, 1948) Penhesken 1306 (Gover, 1948) Penesken juxta Kariheys 1314 (Gover, 1948) Penhysken 1544 (Gover, 1948)