Dubris

Attested:  AI iter 3 ad portum Dubris;  RC Dubris (place), Durbis (river);   TP Dubris;  ND Dubris

Where:  The Roman fort and naval base at Dover, Kent, at TR319413.

Name origin:  See “The meaning of the name Dover” here.  The name probably meant ‘double bank’, referring to sand-and-shingle spit(s) across the harbour mouth, not ‘waters’.

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Last Edited: 6 August 2016