Calcaria

Attested:  AI iter 2 Calcaria;  Bede ad civitatem Calcariam

Where:  Tadcaster Roman small town on the river Wharfe at SE486429.

Name Origin:  Latin calcaria ‘lime kiln’.

Notes:  Relatively little Roman evidence has been found at Tadcaster, but there was a fort just 4 km upriver at Newton Kyme

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Last Edited: 12 May 2016