39 - Toftrees to Holkham(Dale Hole)
(Toftrees to Holkham(Dale Hole))

Ivan D Margary Roman Road 39 starting near in Norfolk ending near Fakenham in Norfolk ....

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 South Creake in Norfolk.

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 39 which goes from Toftrees - Holkham(Dale Hole)(Toftrees - Holkham(Dale Hole)).

Icon Key:
Roman Major Fort
This route passes through the following locations.
Wells-next-the-Sea  Norfolk
King's Lynn  Norfolk
Fakenham  Norfolk
Current translation for Wells Next The Sea
  wells derived from wille - A well, spring, fountain
  next derived from neah - nearby
  the derived from þæt - that
  sea derived from æg - an island also eye, ye, sea
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Current translation for Kings Lynn
  kings derived from cyninge - the king's
  lynn derived from lean - a gift/reward
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Current translation for Fakenham
  faken derived from þacian - to thatch
  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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Locations Shown on map
Original Name Current Name
Roman Major Fort
Branodunum Roman Major Fort Modern name is Brancaster
Roman Major Fort
Branodunum Roman Major Fort Modern name is Brancaster


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: 23/01/2018
Data is derived from a number or sources including the Ordnance Survey Gazetter data overlayed onto Google Maps