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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Grantham

County Lincolnshire
Transcript [grantham]
Icon description two buildings, spired church
Icons
  • buildings (multiple)
  • church
Description faded
Appearances
  • faded
Etymology OE Granta, pers. name + hām, 'settlement'
Translation
Earlier editors g(ra)nth(a)m (OS 1935); grantham (Parsons)
Early Maps gra(n)tham/Granta(m) (Angliae Figura; contains two towns labelled gra(n)tham); Granth(a)m (Totius Britanniae; five buildings)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Grantham 1086 DB