[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: Pickering

County Yorkshire
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Icon description single building, castle
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  • building
  • castle
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Etymology '(the settlement of) Pīcer (OE pers. name) and his people'; OE Pīceringas
Translation
Earlier editors [As]kyring (Gough); pickeringe (Parsons)
Early Maps pikeri(n)g (Angliae Figura); pikering (Totius Britanniae; castle, walls with one gate)
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Attested spelling Pikering(a-m, -e) 1157 YCh 401, 1157-89 ib. 408, 1160 et passim Riev; plural form, Pikeringes, is attested 1109-1234