Wheal Sparnon (EN) / Hwel Spernen (KW)

Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

hwel

Meaning: 
works, mine

spernen

Meaning: 
thorn tree
Elements notes: 
Etymology: <hwel> 'mine, workings' + <spernen> ‘thorn tree’
Historic forms: 
Wheal Sparnon 1767 (Gover, 1948) Wheal Sparnon 1809 (Robert Dawson Map, 1809) Wheal Sparnon 1841 (tenement)(CRO, TA/197, 1841)