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Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Cardigan

County Cardiganshire
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Icon description single building, spired church with cross, two castles, walls with two gates
Icons
  • building
  • castles (multiple)
  • church with cross
  • gates (multiple)
Description entirely faded
Appearances
  • faded
Etymology W Ceredig, pers. name + -ion, territorial suffix
Translation
Earlier editors kardigan (OS 1935); kardigan; the river Teifi is omitted, and Cardigan stands on an inlet (Parsons)
Early Maps Cardegan (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten
Attested spelling Karadigan 1130; Cardygan, Cardigan 1165-97 (15th century)