Silva-Anderida/Andredsweald boundary map by Village Name Implication

Anglo Saxon
History
Map Position

This map is centered on Ardingly in Sussex.

Map Logic

This map shows the approximate boundary map of the ancient forest as defined by the previous map showing villages containing HURST. The Romans named the Forest Silva Anderida, and the Saxons Andredsweald which is where our modern word Weald derives from.



External References in no particular order :-
Original Manuscripts of the Anglo Saxon Chronicles
Online Anglo Saxon dictionary
Online Etymology dictionary
Open Domesday Book - The first free online copy of the Domesday Book
The Ermine Street Guard Roman re-enactment and research Society
The "Kent A" cadastre - page 5 - Peterson 2002
Archaeologia Cantiana Online
Romney Marsh Research Trust
Romney Marsh the Fifth Continent
VillageNet the reference guide to villages in Kent & Sussex
Global warming Flood Maps
The Anglo Saxon Chronicles
Google Maps - the core of the system
GeoPlaner - Useful site for plotting map data
Julius Caesar's Gallic Wars 55BC(Books 4 & 5)
Wikipedia - Caesar's invasions of Britain
Wikipedia - Portus Istus
The Geography of Claudius Ptolemy (Bill Thayers)
Roman Britain.org
Runetree Beowulf
Bayeux Tapestry Online
The Secrets of the Norman Invasion

 

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Author: Simon M       Document Created: 2017-10-14
Data is derived from a number or sources including the Ordnance Survey Gazetter data overlayed onto Google Maps