[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Melrose

County Roxburghshire
Transcript meltros
Icon description two buildings, spired church
Icons
  • buildings (multiple)
  • church
Description
Appearances
Etymology Brit maol, mail, 'bare' + ros, 'point, promontory'
Translation
Earlier editors Melros (Gough); mewros (OS 1935)
Early Maps Mowrose (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Malros before 1124, Melros Symeon of Durham