Have you ever wondered to yourself - why is Rochester called Rochester?

In AD 43, the Roman's arrived, but at the time the land was not called Rochester. They built a settlement and named it Durobrivae, which is thought to mean 'fort by the bridge', or possibly 'swift stream', depending on the translation. Both clearly references to the River Medway (although interestingly there was actually no bridge there at the time, not until the Romans built one there some years later). If you look hard enough, you can ...