[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: Canterbury

County Kent
Transcript Cantuar’
Icon description spired church with two crosses, castle, walls with one gate, stripy roofs
Icons
  • castle
  • church with cross
  • decorated roofs
  • gate
Description
Appearances
Etymology OE Cantware, 'the people of Kent' + burg, 'fort'
Translation
Earlier editors
Early Maps Canterbiry (Totius Britanniae; two buildings, spird church, castle)
Overwritten yes
Attested spelling Canterburie 1086 KInq