Tripontium

Attested:  AI iter 6 Tripontium

WhereCaves Inn Roman settlement around SP534794 on Watling Street.

Name Origin:  Latin for ‘(place of the) three bridges’.

Notes:  The Roman road needed to cross three headwaters of the Warwickshire river Avon: the main Avon at Dow Bridge SP543778, a small and apparently unnamed stream at Caves Inn; and the river Swift at Bransford Bridge SP518822.

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