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Survey of English Place-Names

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Cornthwaite

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Historical Forms

  • Cornethwayte 1524 MinAcct
  • Kiln Cornthwaite 1823 Kendiii,267
  • Kiln Courthwaite 1839 TA

Etymology

( lost ) , Cornethwayte 1524MinAcct , Kiln Cornthwaite 1823 Kend iii, 267, Kiln Courthwaite 1839TA , ' clearing used for growingcorn ' , v. corn 1 , þveit and cf. Cornthwaite (i, 47supra ) ; the affix is cyln ' kiln ' ; the location from the TA map ( 37 / 10 field no 26 ) is 89 – 530804 .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name