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Akeman Street Antonine Bishop Bennet Braughing Bridge Castle causeway Chester Cirencester Colchester Colt Hoare county boundary crossing the river described direction ditch east Erming Street Farm feet high feet wide follows the course follows the road ford Foss road four miles gate Godmanchester gravel half miles half-a-mile high ground highway Hill Horsley Ilkley inches Iter joined Kirkby Thore lane London Manchester miles further miles north Mitcheldean modern road Moor nearly north side north-east north-west northwards old Ordnance map old road Old Sarum onwards parish boundary follows parish boundary runs Park passing Peddars places railway railway-station Ribchester Riknild Street road appears road continues road follows Roman camp Roman ridge Roman road Roman station runs straight Sarn Helen seems Silchester slight turn south side Speen Stane Street stones straight line straight road Stukeley supposed surface three miles three-quarters traceable traces track valley visible Watling Street Wroxeter yards wide
Page 379 - in the latter part of the eighteenth and the early part of the nineteenth century,
Page 14 - but their wholesale obliteration took place when turnpike roads were constructed along them or near them, in the latter part of the eighteenth, and the beginning of the nineteenth century. It would appear that the more usual plan was to use the materials of the old embankment to make a wider road, the height being reduced to insignificance in the process, and in time still
Page 292 - composed of the flat quarry stones of the country, of a good breadth, laid edgewise, and so close that it looks like the side of a wall fallen down.
Page 9 - Mox haustas aliter replere fossas, Et summo gremium parare dorso ; Ne nutent sola, ne maligna sedes, Et pressis
Page 19 - Mamucio...... Condate Deva, leg. xx vict, .... Bovio ...... Mediolano . Rutunio Urioconio. . . . . . Uxacona ...... Pennocrucio . . . . . Etoceto Manduesedo . Venonis ...... Bannaventa . Lactodoro . Magiovinto . . Durocobrivis . Verolamio . Sulloniacis . Londinio ...... Noviomago . . . . . Vagniacis . Durobrivis . Durolevo. . Duroverno . Ad portum Ritupis
Page 213 - from a Survey made in the years 1850 and 1851, by direction of his Grace the Duke of Northumberland, by Henry Maclauchlan.