[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: Newbattle (?)

County Midlothian
Transcript
Icon description

spired church, convent buildings

Icons
  • church
Description

entirely faded

Appearances
  • faded
Etymology OE nīwe, 'new' + botl, 'dwelling'
Translation
Earlier editors South of Edinburgh and north of Peebles is a town with the name obliterated. This I think should be Newbattle (Parsons).
Early Maps
Overwritten
Attested spelling Newbottill c. 1145, Neubattaill 1295