162 - Fleet Marston to Stonehill
(Fleet Marston to Stonehill)

Ivan D Margary Roman Road 162 starting near Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire ending near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire ....

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 Pitchcott in Buckinghamshire.

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 162 which goes from Fleet Marston - Stonehill(Fleet Marston - Stonehill).

Icon Key:
This route passes through the following locations.
Waddesdon  Buckinghamshire
Quainton  Buckinghamshire
Aylesbury  Buckinghamshire
Pitchcott  Buckinghamshire
Quainton  Buckinghamshire
Buckingham  Buckinghamshire
Aylesbury  Buckinghamshire
Current translation for Waddesdon
  wad derived from waad - woad - blue dye
  des derived from dærst - ferment
  don derived from daen/den-bera - a valley / woodland swine pasture
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Current translation for Quainton
Qua we cannot translate at the moment
  in derived from within - within
  ton derived from tƿrn - a high place. Usually a village or a location originally settled on hills.
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Current translation for Aylesbury
  ayles derived from ægles - eagles
  bury derived from burh/beorg/berie - fortified place, castle - usually associated with old Roman forts / can also be used to mean high place / berry
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Current translation for Pitchcott
  pit derived from pytt - a pit or hole in the ground
ch we cannot translate at the moment
  cott derived from cotlyf - a small village
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Current translation for Quainton
Qua we cannot translate at the moment
  in derived from within - within
  ton derived from tƿrn - a high place. Usually a village or a location originally settled on hills.
Place name translation provided by www.saxonhistory.co.ukClick here to use this translation on your website
Current translation for Buckingham
  buck derived from buc - a male deer
  ing derived from ænge - troubled or narrow(possibly fortified border/boundary villages)
  ham 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 Aylesbury
  ayles derived from ægles - eagles
  bury derived from burh/beorg/berie - fortified place, castle - usually associated with old Roman forts / can also be used to mean high place / berry
Place name translation provided by www.saxonhistory.co.ukClick here to use this translation on your website
 
Locations Shown on map
Original Name Current Name


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: 12/01/2018
Data is derived from a number or sources including the Ordnance Survey Gazetter data overlayed onto Google Maps