Thomas Telford's Holyhead Road: The A5 in North Wales

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Council for British Archaeology, 2003 - History - 182 pages
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The book presents the findings of a systematic archaeological survey of the 83 miles of road from Holyhead to Chirk, and its 14 mile spur road to Conway. This section of the road not only contains the sole surviving archaeological remains of the original engineering schemes, but also includes a fascinating range of associated structures such as toll houses and inns.

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Introduction by Rick Turner and Barrie Trinder
The turnpike roads in north Wales and the coming of Thomas Telfords road
How the road was built by Barrie Trinder Jo Bell and Richard Newman

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BARRIE TRINDER has been a leading expert on industrial history for many years and this is perhaps his most important book to date.

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