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Map Position
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 54.07341,-0.67247 in North Yorkshire.
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 813 which goes from Malton - Bainton(Malton - Bainton).
Icon Key:
Roman City
Roman Major Fort
Roman Watch Tower

813 - Malton to Bainton
(Malton to Bainton)

Ivan D Margary Roman Road 813 starting near Malton in North Yorkshire ending near Driffield in East Riding of Yorkshire ....

This route passes through the following locations.
Malton  North Yorkshire
Norton  North Yorkshire
Malton  North Yorkshire
Driffield  East Riding of Yorkshire
Current translation for Malton
  mal derived from melu - flour
  ending in ton derived from tun - a settlement on a hill
Place name translation provided by
Current translation for Norton
  nor derived from norþ - north
  ton derived from tun - a settlement on a hill
Found in Domesday 1086AD
Names found:Norfen(Norfolk)
Place name translation provided by
Current translation for Malton
  mal derived from melu - flour
  ending in ton derived from tun - a settlement on a hill
Place name translation provided by
Current translation for Driffield
  drif derived from dræf - a drove
  field derived from feld - a field however quite a number were derived from welle a well
Found in Domesday 1086AD
Name found:Drifelle(Gloucestershire)
Place name translation provided by
Locations Shown on map
Original Name Type CountyCurrent Name
Roman Watch Tower
Delgovicia Roman Watch Tower Yorkshire Modern name is Wetwang
Roman Watch Tower
Derventione Roman Watch Tower Yorkshire Modern name is Stamford Bridge
Roman Major Fort
Eburacum Roman Major Fort York Modern name is York
Roman City
Isurium Roman City North Yorkshire Modern name is Aldborough
Roman City
Praetorio Roman City Yorkshire Modern name is Bridlington

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)
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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