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

Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Fortrose (?)

County Ross and Cromarty
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entirely faded

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Etymology probably G foter, comparative of fo + ros, 'under, beneath, the promontory'
Translation
Earlier editors on the coast north of Inverness is a town probably Fortrose but the name is indecipherable (Parsons)
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Overwritten
Attested spelling Forterose 1455