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Village/Town Names(Roman derivation)

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This page shows segments of place names that can be related to Roman locations.
 
Segment Derivation Translation
ending in castle   castellum   Usually Norman castles possibly on top of Roman Castellum(small forts)
causeway   unknown   unknown
devizes   divisas   latin boundary
ix   IX/vicus   possibly derived from the Roman Ninth Legion Hispana/diminuitive of wick - small provincial roman town
park   parricus   fenced area
st george   sanctus george   saint george
strat   via strata   originally from the latin via strata(high paved road) -Old English stret (Mercian, Kentish), stræt (West Saxon)
streat   via strata   originally from the latin via strata(high paved road) -Old English stret (Mercian, Kentish), stræt (West Saxon)
street   via strata   originally from the latin via strata(high paved road) -Old English stret (Mercian, Kentish), stræt (West Saxon)
stret   via strata   originally from the latin via strata(high paved road) -Old English stret (Mercian, Kentish), stræt (West Saxon)
 

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