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Roads and trackways of Wessex

Geoffrey N. Wright

Roads and trackways of Wessex

by Geoffrey N. Wright

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Published by MPC in Ashbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trails -- England -- Wessex -- Guide-books.,
  • Wessex (England) -- Description and travel -- Guide-books.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p183-185. - Includesindex.

    StatementGeoffrey N. Wright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670.W48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17265315M
    ISBN 100861902483
    OCLC/WorldCa18522426

    Title: Wessex Diaries: Sketches from the Life in Hardy Country Author: John Vallins Illustrator: Tim Millar Categories: Social & Cultural History *, Countryside- Rural Life *, Edition: 1st Edition Publisher: UK, Flagon Press: ISBN: ISBN Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Near Fine Jacket Condition: Very Good Type: Book. This IHA provides an introduction to pre-industrial roads, trackways and canals. The term ‘trackway’ refers to a linear route which has been marked on the ground surface over time by the passage of traffic. A ‘road’, on the other hand, is a route which has been deliberately engineered. The earliest artificial watercourses in England were.

    ‘The Duxford enclosure stood at a significant point in the landscape, overlooking the point where the Icknield Way - the major trackway from Wessex to East Anglia - crosses the River Cam.’ ‘Pre-Inclosure maps show patterns of fields, trackways, roads and hedges in the valley that must be prehistoric because they are cut across by Roman. Roads and Trackways of Wales by Richard Colyer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Author:Houstoun, Priscilla. Walk the Wessex Ridgeway in Dorset. Book Binding:N/A. Book Condition:VERYGOOD. Each month we recycle over million books, saving o tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. The Corlea trackway dates from approx BC and was excavated in It is the largest trackway of its kind to be uncovered in Europe. Ireland's prehistoric roads were minimally developed, but oak-plank pathways covered many bog areas, and five great 'ways' (Irish: slighe) converged at the Hill of Tara.


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Roads and trackways of Wessex by Geoffrey N. Wright Download PDF EPUB FB2

Trails -- England -- Wessex -- Guidebooks, Trails, Wessex (England) -- Guidebooks, England -- Wessex, Wessex Roads & trackways, history Publisher Ashbourne: MPC Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet.

Ancient Trackways of Wessex is a practical walker's guide to the pathways across this chalkland as well as a study of such matters as topography, history, sights to be seen and the relevant Ordnance Survey maps.

It is arranged into walks along particular routes between given points and includes photographs and simple by: 1.

Ancient Trackways of Wessex book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(2). Ancient Trackways of Wessex is a practical walker's guide to the pathways across this chalkland as well as a study of such matters as topography, history, sights to be seen and the relevant Ordnance Survey maps.

It is arranged into walks along particular routes between given points and includes photographs and simple maps. Try the new Google Books.

Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. ancient trackways of wessex h. timperley and edith brill Snippet view - Roads Trails Wessex Wessex (England). Ancient Trackways of Wessex is a practical walker's guide to the pathways across this chalkland as well as a study of such matters as topography, history, sights to be seen and the relevant Ordnance Survey maps/5(5).

This book has 25+ good maps of ancient trackways, chapters on walks to take, the mileage and local information. A good book to dip into for information and one can dream away hours taking the walks in one's armchair. Lots of historical detail. A little bit of light edge bumping at top corner.

A lovely and fascinating book covering in detail 32 trackways and ridgeways, with three b&w plates and a wonderfully detailed fold-out map of the trackways and ridgeways of Wessex by M.S Stainton.

The Four Royal Roads Law books and Anglo-Saxon Charters of the 12th century list Watling Street, Ermine Street, the Fosse Way, and Icknield Way as being Royal roads, ' Chimini regales ’ where special protection was given to travellers.

14 Early British Trackways. gate of Madley Churchyard, near the inn at Bush Bank (cross road rom f Weobley), and used as a bridge over a ditch near the Field Farm on the Litley- Carrots path.

I show photographs of a fine stone at Red Lion, Madley, having a flat File Size: 2MB. Ancient Trackways of Wessex by H.W. Timperley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1).

Ancient Tracks and Paths in Wessex. Despite one or two days of fine weather, December proved mainly mild and wet, making a long walk pretty impossible.

So, to end and start I thought I would post a talk I gave last month on Ancient Trackways. Roads and trackways of Wessex. [Geoffrey Norman Wright] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Norman Wright.

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Twitter; Facebook; Contact Us. Phone: An account of the ancient trackways across the area known as Wessex, the old kingdom of the West Saxons, once ruled by King Alfred the Great: roughly speaking, Berkshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset and Somerset as well as parts of Devon, Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds.

With Salisbury Plain at its centre, the chalk hil. Hi yoseph + Seventhorn Inn I've been checking out some of these ancient trackways and got the Wiltshire library service to dig out some old books from their store.

The one that I would recommend is - Ancient Trackways of Wessex by H.W. Timperley & Edith Brill. The one I have at hand is by J.M. Dent & sons and first published in ISBN ANCIENT TRACK-WAYS OF WESSEX [H W & BRILL, EDITH TiMPERLEY] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : TiMPERLEY, H W & BRILL, EDITH.

Ancient Trackways of Wessex. The second edition with a new map drawn by on. by Timperley, H.W. & Brill, Edith. and a great selection of related books, art. Other Roman roads from Buxton went to Leek – following fairly closely to the present A There is very little information about roads and trackways for many centuries post Roman times.

It is likely that some "causeways" - lines of smooth flagstones wide enough for a single horse date from medieval times, but this was done on a local and limited basis and renewed in the 18th century.

Two more books on Wales: The Drovers’ Roads of Wales by Fay Godwin & Shirley Toulson follows routes in detail, with OS references throughout; and Roads and Trackways of Wales, by Moore-Colyer again, is in Wales, I would not be without these two volumes. The Drovers by Shirley Toulson, a Shire publication, under 50 pages long, is an easy and reliable introduction to the.

Early British Trackways, Moats, Mounds, Camps and Sites by Alfred Watkins [] Contents Start Reading. This was the first book about ley lines.

Ley lines are alignments on the landscape of natural and artificial features, some of which follow perfectly straight tracks for miles. Traders' Roads Hereford Trackways Traditional Wells Previous. Dr Jeremy Haslam, review of Danes in Wessex: the Scandinavian impact on southern England, cc, (review no.

) DOI: /RiH// Date accessed: 21 April, The Harrow Way and Stonehenge WRITTEN BY Austin Kinsley ON 18/02/ Sometimes described as the ‘oldest road in Britain’, the Harrow Way (‘Harroway’, ‘Old Way’, ‘hard’ or ‘old’ road) is a trackway of great antiquity running east-west across southern England.