The Roman Map of Britain Salinae Sawtry?, Cambridgeshire
Salinai Salinae var. Salhnai Salenae (Ptolemy II 3 11) a polis of the Catuvellauni
Located along Ermine Street
(Margary 2b) on the western edge of the Fens, Sawtry should be about where the
Catuvellauni had access to the salt marshes between the tribes of the Iceni and
The name is given as Saltrede 1086 OE salt-rith 'Salt or salters' stream'.
SAWTRY A1 TORT HILL; SAWTRY; HUNTINGDONSHIRE; CAMBRIDGESHIRE TL 17 84 Iron Age & Roman settlement EHNMR-1074405