These resources discuss the main debates on the Gough Map.


Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain


Birkholz, Daniel, The King's Two Maps: Cartography and Culture in Thirteenth-century England (New York; London: Routledge, 2004)

Harrison, David, The Bridges of Medieval England: Transport and Society, 400-1800 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004)

Hindle, Brian Paul, Medieval Roads and Tracks (Oxford: Shire Publications, 2015)

Millea, Nick, The Gough Map: The Earliest Road Map of Great Britain? (Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2007)

Parsons, E. J. S., and F. M. Stenton, The Map of Great Britain circa A.D. 1360 known as the Gough Map: An Introduction to the Facsimile (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1970)


Birkholz, Daniel, 'The Gough Map Revisited: Thomas Butler's The Mape off Ynglonnd, c. 1547-1554', in Imago Mundi, 58.1 (2006), 23-47

Bower, David I., 'The Medieval Gough Map, Its Settlement Geography and the Inaccurate Representation of Wales', in Imago Mundi, 67.2 (2015), 145-167

Delano-Smith, Catherine, 'Milieus of Mobility: Itineraries, Route Maps, and Road Maps', in Cartographies of Travel and Navigation, ed. by James R. Akerman (Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2006)

Delano-Smith, Catherine, and others, 'New Light on the Medieval Gough Map of Britain', in Imago Mundi, 69.1 (2017), 1-36

Godden, Linda, 'Moving around Medieval England: Evidence from the Gough Map', in Symeon, 12 (2022), 26-29

Lilley, Keith D., Christopher D. Lloyd, and Bruce M. S. Campbell, 'Mapping the Realm: A New Look at the Gough Map of Britain (c. 1360)', in Imago Mundi, 61.1 (2009), 1-28

Lloyd, Christopher D., and Keith D. Lilley, 'Cartographic Veracity in Medieval Mapping: Analyzing Geographical Variation in the Gough Map of Great Britain', in Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 99.1 (2009), 27-48

Pelham, R. A., 'The Gough Map', in Geographical Journal, 81.1 (1933), 34-39

Sanders, W. B., The Thirty-Second Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records, 19th Century House of Commons Sessional Papers (London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1871), i

Smallwood, T. M., 'The Date of the Gough Map', in Imago Mundi, 62.1 (2009), 3-29

Smallwood, T. M., 'The Making of the Gough Map Reconsidered: A Personal View', in Imago Mundi, 64.2 (2012), 169-180

Solopova, Elizabeth, 'The Making and Re-making of the Gough Map of Britain: Manuscript Evidence and Historical Context', in Imago Mundi, 64.2 (2012), 155-168