141 - Newhaven to The Dicker
(Newhaven to Selmeston to The Dicker)

Ivan D Margary Roman Road 141 starting near Hailsham in East Sussex ending near Newhaven in East Sussex ....

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 Selmeston in Sussex.

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 141 which goes from Newhaven - The Dicker(Newhaven - Selmeston - The Dicker).

Icon Key:
Roman Major Fort
This route passes through the following locations.
Hailsham  East Sussex
Polegate  East Sussex
Newhaven  East Sussex
Current translation for Hailsham
  hail derived from hæg/haga - an enclosure / a haw, berry of the hawthorn
  sham derived from hjem - 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 Polegate
  pole derived from pol - a pool
  gate derived from gat - an entrance - from gat eye of a needle or a hole - appears related to roman roads, or parks
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Current translation for Newhaven
  new derived from niew - new
  haven derived from haefen - a haven, port
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Locations Shown on map
Original Name Current Name
Roman Major Fort
Anderitum Roman Major Fort Modern name is Pevensey
Roman Major Fort
Anderitum Roman Major Fort Modern name is Pevensey


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: 03/07/2017
Data is derived from a number or sources including the Ordnance Survey Gazetter data overlayed onto Google Maps