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

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Full record: Peterborough

County Northamptonshire
Transcript petreburgh
Icon description spired church, convent buildings
  • church
Etymology named after the Abbey of St Peter; OE burg, 'fort'
Earlier editors
Early Maps pet(er)boro (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten yes
Attested spelling the modern form was noted first as Petreburgh 1333 Cl, 1384 Pat; Early Middle English forms are Burg and similar