Portherras Farm (EN) / Portherys (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

erys

Meaning: 
ploughland

porth

Meaning: 
cove, gate, harbour
Elements notes: 
<porth> 'cove, entrance, landing place' + erys 'ploughland'
Historic forms: 
Portheres 1317, 1321, 1327, Portherest 1339, 1404, Porterrys 1456, Portheras 1589, Potheris 1853, Portherras 1861