27 - Lincoln to Burgh Le Marsh
(Lincoln to Burgh Le Marsh)

Ivan D Margary Roman Road 27 starting near Lincoln in Lincolnshire ending near Burgh le Marsh in Lincolnshire ....

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 Lincoln in Lincolnshire.

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 27 which goes from Lincoln - Burgh Le Marsh(Lincoln - Burgh Le Marsh).

Icon Key:
This route passes through the following locations.
Lincoln  Lincolnshire
North Greetwell  Lincolnshire
Sudbrooke  Lincolnshire
Lincoln  Lincolnshire
Market Rasen  Lincolnshire
Wragby  Lincolnshire
Market Rasen  Lincolnshire
Horncastle  Lincolnshire
South Ormsby  Lincolnshire
Driby  Lincolnshire
Ulceby Cross  Lincolnshire
Alford  Lincolnshire
Spilsby  Lincolnshire
Welton le Marsh  Lincolnshire
Burgh le Marsh  Lincolnshire
Current translation for Lincoln
  lin derived from lin/lind - flax/lime tree
  coln derived from coln - a pebble or stone
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Current translation for North Greetwell
  north derived from north - north
Gre we cannot translate at the moment
  ending in et derived from æg - æg - an island also eye, ye, sea
  well derived from wille - A well, spring, fountain
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Current translation for Sudbrooke
  sud derived from suth - south
  brook derived from broca - a brook, a spring or rivulet
e we cannot translate at the moment
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Current translation for Lincoln
  lin derived from lin/lind - flax/lime tree
  coln derived from coln - a pebble or stone
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Current translation for Market Rasen
  market derived from market - a title of a location created during the 1300's when Edward I created market towns
Ra we cannot translate at the moment
  sen derived from isen - iron
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Current translation for Wragby
Wr we cannot translate at the moment
  ag derived from haga - A haw, berry of the hawthorn or an enclosure
  by derived from by - near
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Current translation for Market Rasen
  market derived from market - a title of a location created during the 1300's when Edward I created market towns
Ra we cannot translate at the moment
  sen derived from isen - iron
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Current translation for Horncastle
  horn derived from þorn - a thorn
  castle derived from cæster / castle - roman fortified town- from latin castrum or possibly a villa complex/or Norman for fortified place
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Current translation for South Ormsby
  south derived from suth - south
  or derived from or - one or the other
  ms derived from mesan - eating
  by derived from by - near
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Current translation for Driby
Dr we cannot translate at the moment
  i derived from iw - yew
  by derived from by - near
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Current translation for Ulceby Cross
Ulce we cannot translate at the moment
  by derived from by - near
  cross derived from cruce - a cross(religious) , a crook or water pot, a crossing point
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Current translation for Alford
  al derived from el - eel
  ford derived from forda - shallow place where a river can be crossed
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Current translation for Spilsby
  s derived from s - of as in 's or multiple
p we cannot translate at the moment
  il derived from ildu - old
  s derived from s - of as in 's or multiple
  by derived from by - near
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Current translation for Welton Le Marsh
Wel we cannot translate at the moment
  ton derived from tƿrn - a high place. Usually a village or a location originally settled on hills.
  le derived from leagh - a field or place
  marsh derived from mersc - a fen, bog or marsh
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Current translation for Burgh Le Marsh
  burgh derived from burh/beorg - fortified place, castle - usually associated with old Roman forts / a high place - hill
  le derived from leagh - a field or place
  marsh derived from mersc - a fen, bog or marsh
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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: 14/01/2018
Data is derived from a number or sources including the Ordnance Survey Gazetter data overlayed onto Google Maps