[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: Salisbury

County Wiltshire
Transcript salesbery
Icon description two buildings, spired church with cross
Icons
  • buildings (multiple)
  • church with cross
Description
Appearances
Etymology from Sorvioduni (-doni), Sorvios, possibly a Celtic river-name + Celtic d┼źno-, 'fort' + OE burg, 'fort'
Translation
Earlier editors
Early Maps Salisberu (Angliae Figura); Salesbury (Totius Britanniae; two buildings, spired church)
Overwritten yes
Attested spelling Salesbery 1450-3 ECP