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HER Number:28029
Name:CARMINOWE - Medieval settlement


The settlement and manor of Carminowe is first recorded in 1201 when it is spelt "Carmino".

Grid Reference:SW 6649 2397
Parish:Mawgan in Meneage, Kerrier, Cornwall
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Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 28029

Monument Types

Full description

The settlement and manor of Carminowe is first recorded in 1201 when it is spelt "Carmino" (b2). The name is Cornish and contains the elements ker meaning 'fort' or 'a round', and meyn meaning 'stones' (b4) which suggests the site of a round (28029.1). Carminowe is still occupied.

<1> Gover, JEB, 1948, Place-Names of Cornwall, 571 (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, 50, 161 (Bibliographic reference). SCO4064.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO3402 - Bibliographic reference: Gover, JEB. 1948. Place-Names of Cornwall. 571.
[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. 50, 161.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records

28029.10Parent of: CARMINOWE - Iron Age round, Romano British round (Monument)
28029.50Parent of: CARMINOWE - Medieval cemetery (Monument)
28029.40Parent of: CARMINOWE - Medieval chapel (Monument)
28029.60Parent of: CARMINOWE - Medieval dovecote (Monument)
28029.20Parent of: CARMINOWE - Medieval manor, Medieval country house, Post Medieval farmhouse (Building)
28029.30Parent of: CARMINOWE - Medieval moat (Monument)