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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Caerwent

County Monmouthshire
Transcript
Icon description single building
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  • building
Description discoloured background, coinciding with the text area
Appearances
Etymology Welsh caer, 'fort' + Brit venta, possibly meaning 'field'
Translation
Earlier editors kaerwent (Parsons)
Early Maps
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Cair Guent c. 800 HB, Kaerwent 1234