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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Wakefield

County Yorkshire
Transcript wakefeld
Icon description single building
  • building
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Etymology OE wacu, 'a watch, wake' + feld, 'field'; open land where a festival took place (?)
Earlier editors
Early Maps waxfeld (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Wakefeld(a) 1091-7 YCh viii