[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: Taunton

County Somersetshire
Transcript
Icon description church, walls with one gate
Icons
  • church
  • gate
Description entirely faded; no red pigment visible on the roof (remodelled or added?)
Appearances
  • faded
  • faded
Etymology Tone, river-name + OE t.n, 'settlement'
Translation
Earlier editors …ton (Parsons)
Early Maps tawnto(n) (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten
Attested spelling Tantun 722 ASC