in Britain, distant, in the second Itinerary, 9 miles from Eburacum （York
The termination -caster,
the presence of Roman remains, and the geological condition of the country, all point to the present town of Tadcaster,
as the modern equivalent. So does the distance. Newton Kyme,
a little higher up the river, has by some writers been preferred: the general opinion, however, favours Tadcaster.