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Caersws is a village and community on the River Severn, in the Welsh county of Powys, 5mi miles west of Newtown, and halfway between Aberystwyth and Shrewsbury. It has a station on the Cambrian Line from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury. At the 2001 census it had a population of 1,526.NameIn modern Welsh, Caersws literally means "Fort Kiss", although sws almost certainly derives from some other source. It has been argued that the site may retain a Roman-era dedication to Zeus or preserve the name of a conjectured British queen Swswen.HistoryCaersws was the location of two Roman forts of Roman Wales. Although the Mediolanum of the Antonine Itinerary has since been identified as Whitchurch in Shropshire, Caersws is sometimes identified as the Mediolanum among the Ordovices described in Ptolemy's Geography, although others argue for Llanfyllin or Meifod. Further, this second Mediolanum may be identical or distinct from the "Mediomanum" ( "Central Hand") mentioned by the Ravenna Cosmography.
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