270 - Horncastle to South Ferriby
(Horncastle to South Ferriby)
commonly known as 'High Street'

Ivan D Margary Roman Road 270 starting near Horncastle in Lincolnshire ending near Barton-upon-Humber in North 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 Barton-upon-humber 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 270 which goes from Horncastle - South Ferriby(Horncastle - South Ferriby)commonly known as 'High Street'.

Icon Key:
This route passes through the following locations.
Horncastle  Lincolnshire
Great Sturton  Lincolnshire
Market Rasen  Lincolnshire
Louth  Lincolnshire
Market Rasen  Lincolnshire
Caistor  Lincolnshire
Grimsby  Lincolnshire
Barnetby  Lincolnshire
Ulceby  North Lincolnshire
Barton-upon-Humber  North Lincolnshire
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 Great Sturton
  great derived from great - big, tall, thick, stout, massive; coarse
  st derived from sanctus - saint
ur we cannot translate at the moment
  ton derived from tƿrn - a high place. Usually a village or a location originally settled on hills.
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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 Louth
Louth we cannot translate at the moment
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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 Caistor
  caistor derived from cæster - roman fortified town- from latin castrum
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Current translation for Grimsby
Gr we cannot translate at the moment
  i derived from iw - yew
  ms derived from mesan - eating
  by derived from by - near
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Current translation for Barnetby
  bar derived from bær - beer or a place where barley was grown
n we cannot translate at the moment
  ending in et derived from æg - æg - an island also eye, ye, sea
  by derived from by - near
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Current translation for Ulceby
Ulce we cannot translate at the moment
  by derived from by - near
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Current translation for Barton Upon Humber
  bar derived from bær - beer or a place where barley was grown
  ton derived from tƿrn - a high place. Usually a village or a location originally settled on hills.
  upon derived from on - near
Hum we cannot translate at the moment
  ber derived from bær - beer or a place where barley was grown
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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