[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: Scarborough

County Yorkshire
Transcript scarborgh
Icon description two churches with spire, castle, walls with one gate
Icons
  • castle
  • churches (multiple)
  • gate
Description faded
Appearances
  • faded
Etymology ON Skarði, pers. name + borg, 'fort'
Translation
Earlier editors Scarbrogh (Gough); scarbogh (OS 1935); scarbough (Parsons)
Early Maps Scarboro (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Scareburgh 1414 Test; all 12th- and 13th-century forms have the first element in the form Scarthe-/Scarde-