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Map Position
This map shows the position of locations containing 'ton' centered on Eggarton Manor in Kent.
Map Logic
This map shows the occurrance of villages containing 'TON' a saxon term we believe originally meant on a hill, and in later times on high ground. As you can see on the map, the majority of the locations are on higher ground.
Please click here for the previous TON map which we believe helps proves that a ton originally was a village on a hill. Please click here for more TON maps.
Icon Key:

Ton 2 - Saxon village names containing the word ton near Chartham in Kent


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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Data is derived from a number or sources including the Ordnance Survey Gazetter data overlayed onto Google Maps