Attested: in multiple Vindolanda tablets; RC Vindolande; ND Vindolana
Where: Chesterholm Roman fort on Hadrian’s Wall at NY77056635.
Name origin: Vindo ‘pleasant’ plus a forerunner of OE land. Parallels include OE wynland, and numerous places with names such as Placentia, Beaulieu, and Fairlawn.
Notes: At Vindolanda there is nothing obvious to fit the Celtic ‘white’ explanation.
Last Edited: 27 July 2016