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Via Devana, Essex

Historical Description

Via Devana, an ancient Roman road across the centre of England, from Colchester in Essex north-westward, past Cambridge, Godmanchester, Leicester, Branston, and Chesterton, to Chester. It crossed Ermine Street at Godmanchester, the Fosse Way at Leicester, and Ryknield Street at Branston, and it can be easily traced through Staffordshire.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Essex is available to browse.

The Essex pages from the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 is online.