Porthmissen (EN) / Porthmusyn (KW)

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Elements: 

porth

Meaning: 
cove, gate, harbour
Elements notes: 
<porth> 'cove, entrance, landing place' + <musyn> obscure
Historic forms: 
Portmusyn 1355 Porthmusyn 1396 Pormusyn 1471 Porthmewsan 1585 Permeson 1702