Vindomora

AttestedVindomora on iter 1 of the Antonine Itinerary

WhereEbchester Roman fort beside the river Derwent at NZ10355550.

Name originVindo ‘pleasant’ plus a forerunner of Old English mōr ‘marsh’ (Gelling & Cole, 2000: 58-59).

Notes:  A flood-risk map gives some idea of the ancient marshey area.  Selkirk (1995: 70,72,245) drew attention to a medieval mill dam and bypass channel that may be built upon originally Roman work.

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