[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: Ilchester (?)

County Somersetshire
Transcript
Icon description

single building

Icons
  • building
Description

entirely faded

Appearances
  • faded
Etymology Yeo, river-name + OE ceaster, 'Roman settlement'
Translation
Earlier editors indecipherable, north of Crewkerne or Yeovil (Parsons)
Early Maps

ylchest(er) (Angliae Figura)

Overwritten
Attested spelling Iuelcestr' 1157 P