817 - Sherburn to Seamer Beacon
(Sherburn to Seamer Beacon)

Ivan D Margary Roman Road 817 starting near Malton in North Yorkshire ending near Scarborough in North Yorkshire ....

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 Malton 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 817 which goes from Sherburn - Seamer Beacon(Sherburn - Seamer Beacon).

Icon Key:
Roman City
Roman Major Fort
Roman Station
This route passes through the following locations.
Malton  North Yorkshire
Sherburn  North Yorkshire
Malton  North Yorkshire
Wykeham  North Yorkshire
Scarborough  North Yorkshire
East Ayton  North Yorkshire
Scarborough  North Yorkshire
Current translation for Malton
  mal derived from melu - flour
  ton derived from tƿrn - a high place. Usually a village or a location originally settled on hills.
Place name translation provided by www.saxonhistory.co.ukClick here to use this translation on your website
Current translation for Sherburn
  sher derived from sceare - to shear - usually sheep
  burn derived from burn - a brook or stream
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Current translation for Malton
  mal derived from melu - flour
  ton derived from tƿrn - a high place. Usually a village or a location originally settled on hills.
Place name translation provided by www.saxonhistory.co.ukClick here to use this translation on your website
Current translation for Wykeham
  wyke derived from vicus - small provincial roman town
  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.
Place name translation provided by www.saxonhistory.co.ukClick here to use this translation on your website
Current translation for Scarborough
  scar derived from carr - a rock
  borough derived from burh - fortified place, castle - associated with old Roman forts
Place name translation provided by www.saxonhistory.co.ukClick here to use this translation on your website
Current translation for East Ayton
  east derived from east - east
  ending in ay derived from æg - an island also eye, ye, sea
  ton derived from tƿrn - a high place. Usually a village or a location originally settled on hills.
Place name translation provided by www.saxonhistory.co.ukClick here to use this translation on your website
Current translation for Scarborough
  scar derived from carr - a rock
  borough derived from burh - fortified place, castle - associated with old Roman forts
Place name translation provided by www.saxonhistory.co.ukClick here to use this translation on your website
 
Locations Shown on map
Original Name Current Name
Roman City
Isurium Roman City Modern name is Aldborough
Roman City
Praetorio Roman City Modern name is Bridlington
Roman Station
Derventione Roman Station Modern name is Stamford Bridge
Roman Station
Delgovicia Roman Station Modern name is Wetwang
Roman Major Fort
Eburacum Roman Major Fort Modern name is York
Roman City
Isurium Roman City Modern name is Aldborough
Roman City
Praetorio Roman City Modern name is Bridlington
Roman Station
Derventione Roman Station Modern name is Stamford Bridge
Roman Station
Delgovicia Roman Station Modern name is Wetwang
Roman Major Fort
Eburacum Roman Major Fort Modern name is York


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