Roscrow (EN) / Roskrow (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

ros

Meaning: 
hill-spur

krow

Meaning: 
hut
Elements notes: 
<ros> "hill-spur" + <krow> "hut"
Historic forms: 
Roscro 1208-13 (Gover, 1948) Roscrou 1270 (Gover, 1948) Roscrow 1284 (Gover, 1948) Roscrou 1296 (Gover, 1948) Roskrou 1332 (Gover, 1948) Roskrowe 1643 (late of Samuell Pendarves)(*RIC, HB/21/25, 1643) Barton of Roscrow 1845 ("Roscrow, Mansion Tenement", tenements)(CRO, TA/72, 1845) Roscrow 1845 (CRO, TA/72, 1845) Roskrow 1884 (residence of Mr W Yates)(Symons, 1884) Roscrow 1948 (Gover, 1948) Roskrow Farm 2003 (OS, 1:25000, 2003)