Rosehill (EN) / Mena an Ros (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

mena

Meaning: 
hill-slope

an

Meaning: 
the

ros

Meaning: 
hill-spur
Elements notes: 
<mena> ‘hill-slope’ + <an> ‘the’ + <ros> ‘hillspur, heath’
Historic forms: 
Rose Hill 1838 (Gilbert, 1838) Rose Hill c.1840 (TA 1840) (Pool, 1985) Rosehill 1884 (Gover, 1948) Rosehill 1974 (OS 1974) Rosehill 1995 (OS 1995) Rose Hill Farm 1995 (OS 1995)