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

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Full record: Marlborough

County Wiltshire
Transcript me[rleb]...
Icon description single building, walls with two gates
  • building
  • gates (multiple)
Description faded
  • faded
Etymology possibly OE *MĒ£rla, unrecorded pers. name, cognate with Germanic Merila + burg, 'fort'
Earlier editors merleb... (Parsons)
Early Maps Mardilboro (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Merleberge 1086 DB, t. Hy 2 (1314) Ch