Thomas Telford's Holyhead Road: The A5 in North Wales
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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Afon Anglesey Annual Report arch archaeological Bangor Betws-y-Coed building built C.CURIG Caergeiliog Capel Curig Cernioge Chester Chirk Chirk Bridge coach house Commis Commissioners BPP construction contractors Conwy Suspension Bridge Corwen depots east engineer George Deas Hazledine Height ICE T/HO improvements Ken Hoverd Llandegai Llanfairpwllgwyngyll Llangollen Llyn Ogwen Lon Isa London LUAU mail coach Menai Bridge Menai Straits Menai Suspension Bridge miles milestone in original modern Mona Nant Ffrancon NGR SH north Wales OA North original location parapet Parliamentary Parnell Pentrefoelas Plate Text HOLY-HEAD Project railway rebuilt repaired retaining walls Rick Turner road surface route Select Committee BPP Shrewsbury to Holyhead sioners BPP standard Telford milestone Stanley Embankment stone Straphen and Stanton structure sunburst gate survey survives Telford's Holyhead Road Telford's road Telfordian walling Thomas Telford toll house traffic Trinder turnpike road turnpike trusts Ty Isaf Ty Nant Waterloo Bridge Welsh William Provis