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HER Number:29038
Name:EDNOVEAN - Medieval settlement, Medieval chapel


The place-name Ednovean, first recorded in 1291, suggests the site of a chapel but there are no remains.

Grid Reference:SW 5414 2981
Parish:Perranuthnoe, Penwith, Cornwall
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Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 29038

Monument Type(s):

Full description

The place-name Ednovean is first recorded as 'Eccl de Udnowparva' in 1291 suggesting the site of a church or chapel (b1). Padel says the name means 'Little Odenol', ie a sub settlement of 'Uthnoe' manor (b4) (29040). Ednovean is now a farmstead (b2).

<1> Gover, JEB, 1948, Place-Names of Cornwall, 609 (Bibliographic reference). SCO3402.

<2> Ordnance Survey, 1970s, 1:10,000 OS Map (Cartographic materials). SCO4045.

<3> Institute Of Cornish Studies, 1987, Place-Names Index (Bibliographic reference). SCO3621.

<4> Padel, OJ, 1985, Cornish Place-Name Elements, 136-137 (Bibliographic reference). SCO4064.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO3402 - Bibliographic reference: Gover, JEB. 1948. Place-Names of Cornwall. 609.
[2]SCO4045 - Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1970s. 1:10,000 OS Map.
[3]SCO3621 - Bibliographic reference: Institute Of Cornish Studies. 1987. Place-Names Index.
[4]SCO4064 - Bibliographic reference: Padel, OJ. 1985. Cornish Place-Name Elements. 136-137.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records: none recorded