8d - Binchester to Corbridge
(Binchester to Corbridge)
commonly known as 'Dere Street'

Ivan D Margary Roman Road 8d starting near Binchester in County Durham ending near Corbridge in Northumberland ....

Anglo Saxon
History
Map Position

This map is showing 'Roman Actual named locations ' of type 'Roman City, Roman Town, Roman Villa, Roman Major Fort, Roman Station, Roman Port, Roman Bloomery' centered on 54.84843,-1.79071 in County Durham.

Map Logic

This map shows Roman roads shown in black derived from Ivan D Margary 'Roman Roads in Britain' published in 1955. These maps are plotted as accurately as is possible from the books. There are problems with mapping 50 years later as there have been significant road and town changes which have hidden some of the original places mentioned in the texts.

The red roads are derived from Ivan D Margary 'Roman ways in the Weald' published in 1948.

Major Roman locations are shown as icons, please click the icon for the modern location and its Roman name.

This map shows the Roman Road course described by Ivan D Margary as 8d which goes from Binchester - Corbridge(Binchester - Corbridge)commonly known as 'Dere Street'.

Icon Key:
Roman Major Fort Roman Station
This route passes through the following locations.
Binchester  County Durham
Crook  County Durham
Hunwick  County Durham
Sunny Brow  County Durham
Willington  County Durham
Crook  County Durham
Durham  County Durham
Lanchester  County Durham
Consett  County Durham
Stocksfield  Northumberland
Riding Mill  Northumberland
Corbridge  Northumberland
Current translation for Binchester
  bin derived from binne - a manger - so most likely sheep
  chester derived from ceaster - roman fortified town
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Current translation for Crook
  cro derived from craw/crog - a crow the bird/a small bottle - amphora
ok we cannot translate at the moment
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Current translation for Hunwick
  hun derived from hæn - hen/chicken
  wick derived from vicus - small provincial roman town
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Current translation for Sunny Brow
  s derived from s - of as in 's or multiple
unn we cannot translate at the moment
  y derived from y - the
B we cannot translate at the moment
  row derived from ræw - edge or border
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Current translation for Willington
  will derived from weall - a well, fountain or a wall
  ing derived from nering - to protect(fortified) - appears to show border posts as the Saxons expand.
  ton derived from tƿrn - a high place. Usually a village or a location originally settled on hills.
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Current translation for Crook
  cro derived from craw/crog - a crow the bird/a small bottle - amphora
ok we cannot translate at the moment
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Current translation for Durham
  dur derived from deor - deer
  ham derived from hæme - home - A village or location originally found in valleys with sea access hence Home for the Saxons - in later years this derivation changed to mean near water.
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Current translation for Lanchester
L we cannot translate at the moment
  an derived from ƿan - Wetlands
  chester derived from ceaster - roman fortified town
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Current translation for Consett
C we cannot translate at the moment
  on derived from on - near
  sett derived from sete - place
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Current translation for Stocksfield
  stock derived from stoc - a place
  s derived from s - of as in 's or multiple
  field derived from feld - a field however quite a number were derived from welle a well
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Current translation for Riding Mill
R we cannot translate at the moment
  i derived from iw - yew
d we cannot translate at the moment
  ing derived from nering - to protect(fortified) - appears to show border posts as the Saxons expand.
  mill derived from miln - a mill to grind grain
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Current translation for Corbridge
  cor derived from cor - river cor
  bridge derived from bricge - a bridge
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Locations Shown on map
Original Name Current Name
Roman Major Fort
Corstopitum Roman Major Fort Modern name is Corbridge
Roman Station
Vindomora Roman Station Modern name is Ebchester
Roman Station
Vinovia Roman Station Modern name is Binchester


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
Chronicles of John of Worcester
Battle Historic Society
Binsted village website(Mearcredesburnan Steðe)

 

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Author: Simon M       Document Created: 23/01/2018
Data is derived from a number or sources including the Ordnance Survey Gazetter data overlayed onto Google Maps