Pentewan Railway (EN) / Hyns horn Bentewyn (KW)

Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

hyns horn

Meaning: 
railway

ben

Meaning: 
foot

tewyn

Meaning: 
glittering, sparkling
Elements notes: 
<hyns horn> 'railway' + <ben> ‘foot’ + <tewyn> river name (glittering, sparkling)
Historic forms: 
Pentewan Railway 1884 (Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Pentewan Tramway 1884 (Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Pentewan Railway 1888 (OS 1888)