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

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Full record: Amesbury

County Wiltshire
Transcript Ames...
Icon description single building
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  • building
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Etymology possibly a pers. name + OE burg, 'fort'
Translation
Earlier editors -/ames[bury] (OS 1935)
Early Maps amisberi (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Ammersbury 1349 Pat, Awmesbury 1444 Pat; all earlier attestations have the first element in the form Amb- or Alm-