[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: York

County Yorkshire
Transcript Eborienc'
Icon description three spired churches, two with crosses, two castles, gold decoration, stripy roofs, green roofs, walls with five gates
  • castles (multiple)
  • churches (multiple)
  • churches with cross (mutliple)
  • decorated roofs
  • decorated roofs
  • decoration
  • gates (multiple)
Etymology Brit Eborācon, possibly a pers. name + -ācon, suffix, 'estate of'
Earlier editors Eburienc (Gough); Eboriensis (OS 1035); Eboriens' (Parsons)
Early Maps York (Angliae Figura); Eborac(us) (Totius Britanniae; spired church, three buildings, four (?) castles, walls with one gate)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Eboraca(m), -ae c. 730 (8th) Bede, Eboracensis c. 730 (8th) Bede et passim