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This map is showing 'Roman Implied, Roman Actual named locations ' of type 'Roman City, Roman Town, Roman Villa, Roman Major Fort, Roman Watch Tower, Roman Port, Roman Bloomery' centered on Ashton in Northamptonshire.
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 570 which goes from Thrapston - Water Newton(Thrapston - Water Newton).
Icon Key:

570 - Thrapston to Water Newton
(Thrapston to Water Newton)

Ivan D Margary Roman Road 570 starting near Kettering in Northamptonshire ending near Peterborough in Cambridgeshire ....

This route passes through the following locations.
Kettering  Northamptonshire
Peterborough  Northamptonshire
Barnwell  Northamptonshire
Peterborough  Northamptonshire
Warmington  Northamptonshire
Peterborough  Northamptonshire
Current translation for Kettering
K we cannot translate at the moment
  ett derived from eþ - waves
  ering derived from ere ænge - people of a troubled village(appear to be fortlets or pallisaded villages)
Found in Domesday 1086AD
Name found:Cateringe(Northamptonshire)
Place name translation provided by saxonhistory.co.uk
Current translation for Peterborough
  peter derived from petersilige - herb parsley/st peter
  borough derived from burh - from Roman Burgus a roman signalling place or one of Alfred the Great's fortifications
Found in Domesday 1086AD
Names found:Burg(Bedfordshire)
Burg(Lincolnshire)
Deneforde(Northamptonshire)
Place name translation provided by saxonhistory.co.uk
Current translation for Barnwell
  barn derived from beorn - burn,fire or light
  well derived from wille - A well, spring, fountain
Found in Domesday 1086AD
Name found:Bernewelle(Northamptonshire)
Place name translation provided by saxonhistory.co.uk
Current translation for Peterborough
  peter derived from petersilige - herb parsley/st peter
  borough derived from burh - from Roman Burgus a roman signalling place or one of Alfred the Great's fortifications
Found in Domesday 1086AD
Names found:Burg(Bedfordshire)
Burg(Lincolnshire)
Deneforde(Northamptonshire)
Place name translation provided by saxonhistory.co.uk
Current translation for Warmington
  warm derived from wearm - warm
  ing derived from ænge - troubled village(appear to be fortlets or pallisaded villages)
  ton derived from tun - a settlement on a hill
Found in Domesday 1086AD
Names found:Warmintone(Warwickshire)
Wermintone(Northamptonshire)
Place name translation provided by saxonhistory.co.uk
Current translation for Peterborough
  peter derived from petersilige - herb parsley/st peter
  borough derived from burh - from Roman Burgus a roman signalling place or one of Alfred the Great's fortifications
Found in Domesday 1086AD
Names found:Burg(Bedfordshire)
Burg(Lincolnshire)
Deneforde(Northamptonshire)
Place name translation provided by saxonhistory.co.uk
 
Locations Shown on map
Original Name Type CountyCurrent Name


External References in no particular order :-
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)
The Spears of Andred
Find British Archaelogical Sites
Wealden Iron Research Group
Topographic Map of the UK

 

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