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HER Number:28248
Name:BOSKENNA - Early Medieval settlement, Medieval settlement

Summary

The settlement and manor of Boskenna is first recorded in the early 13th or 14th centuries.

Grid Reference:SW 4232 2371
Parish:St Buryan, Penwith, Cornwall
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 28248

Monument Types

Full description

The settlement and manor of Boskenna is first recorded in the early 13th or 14th centuries when it is spelt "Boschene" (b2). The element bod implies a settlement of early medieval origin. The name is Cornish and contains the elements bod meaning 'dwelling' and kenow meaning 'puppy' (b4).


<1> Gover, JEB, 1948, Place-Names of Cornwall (Bibliographic reference). SCO3402.


<2> Institute Of Cornish Studies, 1987, Place-Names Index (Bibliographic reference). SCO3621.


<3> Ordnance Survey, 1970s, 1:10,000 OS Map (Cartographic materials). SCO4045.


<4> Padel, OJ, 1985, Cornish Place-Name Elements, 23, 50, 247 (Bibliographic reference). SCO4064.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO3402 - Bibliographic reference: Gover, JEB. 1948. Place-Names of Cornwall.
[2]SCO3621 - Bibliographic reference: Institute Of Cornish Studies. 1987. Place-Names Index.
[3]SCO4045 - Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1970s. 1:10,000 OS Map.
[4]SCO4064 - Bibliographic reference: Padel, OJ. 1985. Cornish Place-Name Elements. 23, 50, 247.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records

28248.10Parent of: BOSKENNA - Post Medieval country house (Building)

Images

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BOSKENNA MANOR © Cornwall Council

BOSKENNA MANOR  © Cornwall Council

BOSKENNA MANOR © Cornwall Council

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BOSKENNA MANOR © Cornwall Council

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