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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Daventry

County Northamptonshire
Transcript

daue[(n)tr]e

Icon description

two buildings and spired church with cross

Icons
  • buildings (multiple)
  • church with cross
Description

faded

Appearances
  • faded
Etymology probably OE *Dafa, unrecorded pers. name, cognate with OHG Dabo, Tabo + t.ēow, 'tree'
Translation
Earlier editors dauentre (OS 1935, Parsons)
Early Maps

dant(re) (sic) (Angliae Figura); dauentre (Totius Britanniae; single building)

Overwritten

no

Attested spelling Dauentre 1199 FF