[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: Linlithgow

County West Lothian
Transcript lithcowe
Icon description single building
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Description
Appearances
Etymology W llyn, 'lake' + llaith, 'damp' + cau, 'hollow'
Translation
Earlier editors Lithcowe, whose castle, built by the English about 1300, does not appear (Gough)
Early Maps
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Lythcu 1299 Stev, Lenlithgow 1264, Lythgow 1489