Attested: Ptolemy 2,3,16 Ουιννοουιον, a πολις of the Βριγαντες
AI iter 1 Vinovia; RC Vinovia or Vinonia; Inscription Vinovie
Where: Binchester Roman fort at NZ20933132, where Dere Street crossed the river Wear, just after the inflow of the river Gaunless.
Name origin: Possibly Vindo- plus Latin via ‘road’, making this place mean something like ‘pleasant road’
Last Edited: 02 June 2016