[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: Towcester

County Northamptonshire
Transcript [towcestre]
Icon description single building
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  • building
Description faded
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  • faded
Etymology Tove, river-name + ceaster, 'Roman settlement'
Translation
Earlier editors Castor or Thrapston (Gough); -/towcestre (OS 1935); towcestre (Parsons)
Early Maps Towcet(er) (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Towecestre t. John, c. 1220 For