Attested: AI iter 1 Bremenio; RC Bremenium: Ptolemy 2,3,10 Βρεμενιον/Βερμενιον
Inscription BREM; Inscription BREMEN
Where: Roman fort at NY832986 Rochester, Northumberland, on Dere Street, north of Hadrian’s Wall on the way to Edinburgh.
Name Origin: From PIE *bhrem- ‘to project; brim, edge’, like Bremen in Germany.
Notes: The name may survive in the river Breamish, which rises 20 km away across the Cheviot moors.
that it is liable to human error, and try to offer suggestions for improvement.
Last Edited: 13 June 2016