Attested:  RC Navionemilestone A NAVIONE

Where:  Roman fort at Brough-on-Noe, Derbyshire, SK 18148272

Name Origin:  The modern river name Noe descends from *Navio, an example of *navis ‘river’.

Notes:  The surrounding Hope Valley has a bowl shape, a bit like the hold of a ship, which might have attracted a name containing combe, cetel, etc in other parts of the country.

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Last Edited: 27 May 2018