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

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Full record: Pembroke

County Pembrokeshire
Transcript

...broke

Icon description

two castles, walls with three gates

Icons
  • castles (multiple)
  • gates (multiple)
Description

faded

Appearances
  • faded
Etymology OW penn, 'head, end' + bro (Celtic brog-), 'region, country'; Anglisized form of the name, derived from the Latinised version Penbrochia, etymologically identical with Penfro
Translation
Earlier editors -/pembrok (OS 1935); pembrok (Parsons)
Early Maps

pe(m)brok (Angliae Figura); penbrok (Totius Britanniae; castle, walls with one gate)

Overwritten

no

Attested spelling Penbroc c. 1200 Gir i. 21, 59, 61, Pembroke 1307 Ipm