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AQUAE ARNEMETIAE (Buxton) N. Derbyshire, England.

The name of this watering place is preserved in the Ravenna Cosmography and clearly relates to the present spa at Buxton. The site is the principal center of the Peak District; in the Roman period it lay at the junction of the Manchester-Littleborough road with another running E from Brough-on-Noe. The name relates to the goddess Arnemetia who was associated with St. Anne's Well opposite the pump room. A Flavian fort probably lay nearby at Silverlands. Finds are in the local museum.


F. Haverfield, VCH Derbyshire I (1905) 222ff.


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