[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]

The Gough Map of Great Britain

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"Linguistic Geographies" at the IMC

Posted on 17 January 2011 by

The International Medieval Congress (IMC) is one of the foremost meetings of medievalists world-wide. As part of a series of ...


Posted on 16 January 2011 by

In a recent article in Imago Mundi 62 (2010), pp. 3-29, Thomas Smallwood drew attention to the importance of the ...

Meeting with our project advisors

Posted on 14 January 2011 by

Just before the country descended into transport chaos following the heavy snowfalls in late December, the "Linguistic Geographies" project team ...

Dealing with digital imagery – some unanticipated challenges

Posted on 11 January 2011 by

Misaligned GIS Overlay When we devised the ‘Linguistic Geographies’ project in early 2009 we had in mind using an existing digital scan of ...

September project meeting

Posted on 15 October 2010 by

Since our previous meeting at the end of June, the project team have been busy in various ways working on ...

The Legend of Dartmoor

Posted on 28 September 2010 by

In British Topography (1780) Richard Gough transcribed a relatively small selection of place-names on the Gough Map. His reading of ...

Linguistic evidence

Posted on 11 September 2010 by

I have been comparing the spellings of place-name found on the map with those quoted in the English Place-Name Society ...


Posted on 11 September 2010 by

The town on the Gough map identified by Parsons as Droitwich is accompanied by a comment in Latin in the ...

Gough Map at TED Global

Posted on 19 July 2010 by

On 12 July, the Gough Map was the subject of a "show and tell" for the TED Global 2010 event ...

June Project Meeting

Posted on 6 July 2010 by

Three months in, at the end of June, the project team met for a second time, again at the Bodleian ...