[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: Tetsworth

County Oxfordshire
Transcript [tets]worth
Icon description single building
  • building
Etymology possibly OE *Tǣtel, unrecorded pers. name, cognate with Tātel + worþ, 'enclosure'
Earlier editors Tetsworth in Oxfordshire is listed by Gough as Worth under his Buckinghamshire towns. The worth part of the name has been overwritten, but the tets can be seen under ultra-violet light (Parsons).
Early Maps
Overwritten only -worth overwritten (?)
Attested spelling Tetteswrd' c. 1146 9c. 1200) Thame et passim with variant spellings