Castle Gotha (EN) / Kastel Godhow (KW)

Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

kastel

Meaning: 
castle

godhow

Meaning: 
watercourses

godhow

Meaning: 
watercourses
Elements notes: 
<kastel> 'castle' + <godhow> 'geese' or <godhow> 'watercourses'
Historic forms: 
Matheo de Kestelgorrou 1296 Matheo de Kestelgorrou 1297 Castelgoythou 1304 (CA 11, 1972, p74, citing from Gover, 1948, p382, citing from 1304) (Bond, 2009) Castelgothou 1338 Castelgothou 1390 Kastelgothowe 1437 Kastelgothowe 1443 Castle Gothia 1856 (OS 1856) Castle Gotha [earthwork] 1888 (OS 1888) Castle Gotha 1972 (hillfort)(CA 11, 1972, p74) (Bond, 2009) Castle Gotha 1974 (OS 1:50,000 First Series, 1974) Castle Gotha [earthwork] (SX 02 49) 2014 (OS 2014)