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

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Full record: The Wolds (district name)

County Yorkshire
Transcript yorkwold
Icon description
Icons
Description red ink, within a cartouche
Appearances
  • red ink
  • written within a cartouche
Etymology OE weald (Angl wald), 'forest land'
Translation
Earlier editors appears as district name on Saxton's map of 1577 (Parsons)
Early Maps york wold (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Yorkes Wold 1551 NCWills