Nan Hob Spring, Mag Wood, South Crosland

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  • location: Mag Wood, South Crosland
  • status: still exists
  • category: spring

In Welsh and Cornish place names the prefix "nan" means a valley, whilst a "hob" is shortened form of "hobgoblin". The name could perhaps be interpreted as meaning the "spring on a valley side haunted by a hobgoblin".

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Nan Hob Spring, Mag Wood, South Crosland


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This page was last modified on 10 February 2018 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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