[Spellyans] Portholland

e-mail kevin.blackburn1 kevin.blackburn1 at ntlworld.com
Sun Feb 17 21:04:09 GMT 2013


Craig wrote:
>No problem.  Alan (Camel) is a very old,and quite common, British Celtic
river name.   Elsewhere, and in records from Roman time, it appears as
'Alaunus' .  Portholland actually contains port, "cove' landing place" +
holan, "saltwater, brine".<

Many thanks Craig


On 17 February 2013 19:46, Craig Weatherhill <craig at agantavas.org> wrote:

> No problem.  Alan (Camel) is a very old,and quite common, British Celtic
> river name.   Elsewhere, and in records from Roman time, it appears as
> 'Alaunus' .  Portholland actually contains port, "cove' landing place" +
> holan, "saltwater, brine".
>
> Craig
>
>
> On 2013 Whe 17, at 12:57, e-mail kevin.blackburn1 wrote:
>
> > Portalan (in 1288), is said to mean Porth Alen - where the Alen is the
> River Camel's name between Trecarne and the estuary (Craig). However, I
> cannot reconcile the location of Portholland in Caerhays on the south coast
> with the Camel on the north coast.
> >
> > Some help?
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Herbie
> >
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