572 - Leicester to Lutterworth
(Leicester to Lutterworth)

Ivan D Margary Roman Road 572 starting near Leicester in Leicestershire ending near Lutterworth in Leicestershire ....

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 Cosby in Leicestershire.

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 572 which goes from Leicester - Lutterworth(Leicester - Lutterworth).

Icon Key:
This route passes through the following locations.
Leicester  Leicestershire
Blaby  Leicestershire
Leicester  Leicestershire
Cosby  Leicestershire
Dunton Bassett  Leicestershire
Lutterworth  Leicestershire
Current translation for Leicester
  le derived from leagh - a field or place
  i derived from iw - yew
  cester derived from ceaster - roman fortified town
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Current translation for Blaby
Bla we cannot translate at the moment
  by derived from by - near
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Current translation for Leicester
  le derived from leagh - a field or place
  i derived from iw - yew
  cester derived from ceaster - roman fortified town
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Current translation for Cosby
Co we cannot translate at the moment
  s derived from s - of as in 's or multiple
  by derived from by - near
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Current translation for Dunton Bassett
  dun derived from dun - a mountain or hill / brown and black colour
  ton derived from tƿrn - a high place. Usually a village or a location originally settled on hills.
  bas derived from basu - a type of scarlet robe
  sett derived from sete - place
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Current translation for Lutterworth
Lutt we cannot translate at the moment
  er derived from ir - axe shaped ridge
  worth derived from weort/worð - wort, herb/land
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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