[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: Leeds (?)

County Kent
Transcript
Icon description two castles (?)
Icons
  • castles (multiple)
Description 'maideston' runs across the two castles (?), which may have faded or have been erased
Appearances
  • faded
Etymology Celtic Lādenses, 'people living near the river *Lāt-
Translation
Earlier editors Between Charing and Maidstone is a semicircle of small roundish marks and something has been written just t. the east of it which is indecipherable. It may be connected with the town of Leeds with its castle and abbey (Parsons).
Early Maps
Overwritten
Attested spelling Ledes 1185-6 P