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

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Full record: Bridgwater

County Somersetshire
Transcript
Icon description single building, spired church with cross, castle
Icons
  • building
  • castle
  • church with cross
Description entirely faded
Appearances
  • faded
Etymology OE brygc, 'bridge'; 'bridge belonging t. Walter de Dowai'
Translation
Earlier editors br...gw... (Parsons)
Early Maps brigwat(er) (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten
Attested spelling Brugie 1086 DB, Brigewaltier 1194 P