The Roman Map of Britain Verteuia  North Tawton, Devon

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Verteuia is *uer 'over' and teu- or tau- ' Taw' ERN 394-5.

The river Taw is Twmua c.1100, Tavus 1118 and considered identical with the the river Tay in Scotland. In 1086 the town of Tawton is recorded as Tau-, Tauuetona; Tave-, Tav-, Tavvetone.

The early Roman fort North Tawton SX6699 is on the Roman road Margary 492a, and follows Uxelis Okehampton (R&C 13) in the manuscript.

NORTH TAWTON; WEST DEVON; DEVON; FORT, ROMAN SX 6611 9987 NMR_NATINV-444022

NATIONAL MONUMENT NO: 10384