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

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Full record: Guildford

County Surrey
Transcript Gilford
Icon description single building
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Description
Appearances
Etymology possibly unrecorded OE *gylde, derived from gold, meaning 'yellow flowers' (?) + ford, 'ford'
Translation
Earlier editors Guilford (Parsons)
Early Maps gilforde (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten yes
Attested spelling Gylford 1477 FF; earlier attestations have the first element in the form Gyld-/Geld-/Guld-