[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: Naworth

County Cumberland
Transcript

[na]ward

Icon description

single building walls with two gates

Icons
  • building
  • gates (multiple)
  • walls
Description

faded

Appearances
  • faded
Etymology OE near, 'narrow' + OE weard, 'stronghold'
Translation
Earlier editors Nawyrd [Naworth castle] (Gough); naward (Parsons)
Early Maps

narward (Angliae Figura)

Overwritten

no

Attested spelling Naward Gough Map et passim t. 1777 NB