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List of Roman place names in Britain
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List of Roman place names in Britain

A partial list of Roman place names in Britain (also includes Ireland, Faeroe Islands and Iceland) and their modern equivalents.

Table of contents
1 Region/state names
2 Island names
3 City names
4 See also
5 External links

Region/state names

Latin English name [other name]
Albion Great Britain[PG]
Caledonia Scotland
Cambria Wales
Hibernia Ireland

Island names

Latin English name [other name]
Malaeus Mull [PG]
Mona Anglesey [PG]
Monaoeda Isle of Man [PG]
Orcades Orkney [PG]
Scetis Skye [PG]
Taniatide Thanet [RC]
Vectis Isle of Wight [PG]

Key:

PG = Ptolemy's Geography
RC = Ravenna Cosmography (7th cent.)

City names

LatinEnglish names, [other name]
Aquae SulisBath
ArdotaliaGamesley, Glossop. Derbyshire
CaeseromagusChelmsford, Essex
CalcariaTadcaster, North Yorkshire
CallevaSilchester
CamulodunumColchester
CantabriaCambridge
ClausentumBitterne, Hampshire
CoriniumCirencester
CorstopitumCorbridge
DevaChester
DubrisDover
DunelmDurham
DurnovariaDorchester
DurocobrivisDunstable
DurocornoviumSwindon
DurolitumRomford
Durovernum CantiacorumCanterbury
EboracumYork
GarrianonumBurgh Castle
Glevum ColoniaGloucester
Halifacium, HortoniumHalifax
IscaExeter
Isca SiluriumCaerleon
LactodorumTowcester
Lindum ColoniaLincoln
LondiniumLondon
MamuciumManchester
MediolanumWhitchurch, Shropshire
NoviomagusChichester
OxoniaOxford
Ratae CoritanorumLeicester
SegontiumCaernarfon
Venta BelgarumWinchester
VerulamiumSt Albans
ViroconiumWroxeter, Shropshire
VindolandaChesterholm

See also

External links