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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Newcastle-under-Lyme

County Staffordshire
Transcript N[ovum castrum] sub lyne
Icon description single building, castle
  • building
  • castle
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Etymology named after a castle built early in the 12th century
Earlier editors Novum castrum sub lyne (OS 1935, Parsons)
Early Maps Newcastle (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no (?)
Attested spelling Nouum oppidum sub Lima 1168 P, Novum Castellum subtus Lymam 1173 LaCh