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Full record: Tadcaster

County Yorkshire
Transcript [t]adcastr(e)
Icon description single building
  • building
Description gold of eborienc covers 't'; faded
  • faded
Etymology OE *Tāda, unrecorded pers. name which seems t. occur also in Tadlow, Tadley + ceaster, 'Roman settlement', in its northern or Scandinavian form caster
Earlier editors adcastr'/tadcastre (OS 1935); tadcastre (Parsons)
Early Maps tadcastg(er) (sic) (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Tadcastre, -er 1269 RegAlb ii, 8