[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: Easington

County Durham
Transcript esyngton
Icon description single building
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  • building
Description faded
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Etymology OE Ese/Esne, pers. name + t.n, 'settlement'
Translation
Earlier editors Easing[wold] (Gough)
Early Maps Esi(n)gton (Angliae Figura); Elington (Totius Britanniae; spired church)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Esingtun after 1130 Symeon of Durham; Esyntona 1183