[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Shaftesbury

County Dorsetshire
Transcript schaftisbry
Icon description spired church with cross, castle
Icons
  • castle
  • church with cross
Description
Appearances
Etymology OE Sceaft, pers. name + burg, 'fort'
Translation
Earlier editors
Early Maps shaftisberi (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten yes
Attested spelling Schaftesbiry 932 (15) ShaftR (S 419)