[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: Cambridge

County Cambridgeshire
Transcript Cau(n)tebrege
Icon description two buildings, spired church
  • buildings (multiple)
  • church
Etymology Granta, river-name of uncertain origin + OE brycg, 'bridge'; the change of the river-name from Granta t. Cam happened under the influence of Anglo-Norman pronunciation
Earlier editors ca(u)ntebrege (OS 1935); Cantebrege (Gough, Parsons)
Early Maps Ca(m)brig (Angliae Figura); Cambrigg (Totius Britanniae; two buildings, spired church)
Overwritten yes
Attested spelling Cauntebregge 1302 Ipm