[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: Tenby

County Pembrokeshire
Transcript

tynbey

Icon description

two castles, walls with one gate

Icons
  • castles (multiple)
  • gate
Description

faded

Appearances
  • faded
Etymology W din, 'fort' + bych, 'small'
Translation
Earlier editors Tynbeyr (Gough)
Early Maps

ty(n)by (Angliae Figura); Tynbe (Totius Britanniae; castle, walls with one gate)

Overwritten

no

Attested spelling Tynebeh 1208-10, Tinbye 1245 Pat, Tynby 1369 Pat et passim with a variant spelling –bye; all earlier forms have initial D-; anglicised forms, with Welsh -bych replaced by Middle English/Old Norse -bigh and -by, are recorded from the 13th century; Welsh forms are Dinbych (attested from 1150) and Dinbych y Pysgod (attested from from c. 1566)