Termonin

Attested:  RC Termonin

Where:  Probably the small Roman fort at Topsham, beside the river Exe at SX96128865, serving as the port for the legionary fortress at Exeter, listed before it in RC.

Name Origin:  Latin terminus ‘end’, perhaps intended to end in –on like so many names in RC and then scribally mangled.  This port was at the end of a Roman road from Exeter.

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Last Edited: 31 May 2016