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

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Full record: Reigate

County Sussex
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Reigate

Icon description

single building and castle

Icons
  • building
  • castle
Description

no red pigment visible on the roof, possibly an addition

Appearances
  • no expected red pigment
Etymology OE rǣge, 'female of the roe' + geat, 'gate'
Translation
Earlier editors
Early Maps

higat (Angliae Figura)

Overwritten

yes

Attested spelling Reigat(e) 1196 P, 1199, 1204 FF, 1212 Fees et passim, with a variant spelling Rey-