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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Kirton

County Lincolnshire
Transcript kirktou(n)
Icon description single building
  • building
Description faded
  • faded
Etymology probably a Scandinavianized form of OE circe-t.n, 'town at the church'
Earlier editors kirkton (OS 1935, Parsons)
Early Maps
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Kirketon 1202 Ass