Glannoventa

Attested:  AI iter 10 Clanoventa;  RC  Cantaventi/Cantiventi;  ND  Glannibanta

WhereAmbleside Roman fort at NY37250340, at the north end of Lake Windermere. 

Name Origin:  The first part of this name meant something like ‘edge’: see under Giano and Canza for the two likely roots involved.  For the name ending, see under Venta ‘home place’.

Notes:  Several wrongly assigned names for forts in this area are still in circulation.

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Last Edited: 21 July 2016