[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: Lancaster

County Lancashire
Transcript lancastre
Icon description two buildings, spired church, castle
Icons
  • buildings (multiple)
  • castle
  • church
Description faded
Appearances
  • faded
Etymology Lune, river-name + OE ceaster, 'Roman settlement'
Translation
Earlier editors
Early Maps La(n)cast(er) (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Lancastre c. 1140 Gaimar