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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Rockingham

County Northamptonshire
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Rokyngham

Icon description

single building and castle

Icons
  • building
  • castle
Description

faded

Appearances
  • faded
Etymology OE Hrōc(a), pers. name + ing + hām; 'estate associated with Hrōc(a)'
Translation
Earlier editors OS 1935 has misread Rokyngham as Pakyngham (Parsons)
Early Maps

Roki(n)gham (Angliae Figura)

Overwritten

no

Attested spelling Rokingham 12th Survey et freq t. 1316 FA with a variant spelling –yng-