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Full record: Fowey

County Cornwall
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Icon description single building
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Description entirely faded
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Etymology possibly cognate with W ffawydd, 'beeches'
Translation
Earlier editors -/fowey (OS 1935); fowy (Parsons)
Early Maps fowe (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten
Attested spelling Fawe c. 1200 Gervase