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" They began, it appears, by making two parallel furrows, the intended width of the road, and then removed all the loose earth between .them till they came to the hard solid ground, and they filled up this excavation with fine earth hard beaten in. This... "
Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society - Page 78
by Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society - 1885
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The book of the Axe

George Philip R. Pulman - 1854
...given exact directions for making a road. They began, it appears, by making two parallel furrows, of the intended width of the road, and then removed all...till they came to the hard solid ground, and they rilled up this excavation with fine earth hard beaten in. This first layer was called the pavimentum....
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The Celt, the Roman And the Saxon: A History of the Early Inhabitants of ...

Thomas Wright - Antiques & Collectibles - 1861 - 494 pages
...ancient Roman foundation. Vitruvius has given exact directions for making a road. They began, it appears, by making two parallel furrows, the intended width...they came to the hard solid ground, and they filled up this excavation with fine earth hard beaten in. This first layer was called the pavimentum. Upon...
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History and characteristics of Bishop Auckland

Matthew Richley - Bishop Auckland (England) - 1872 - 190 pages
...removed all the loose earth between them till they came to the bard, solid ground, and they filled up this excavation with fine earth hard beaten in. This first layer was called the pavimenlum. Upon it was laid the first bed of the road, consisting of small squared stones, nicely...
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History of the Town of Malmesbury and of Its Ancient Abbey ... with Memoirs ...

James T. Bird - Malmesbury (England) - 1876 - 278 pages
...by the Romans. Vitruvius has given us exact directions for making a Roman road. They began, he says, by making two parallel furrows, the intended width...they came to the hard solid ground, and they filled up the excavation with fine earth beaten in. This first layer was called pavimentum. Upon it was laid...
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The history of the town of Malmesbury and of its ancient abbey, revised by J ...

James T. Bird - 1876
...by the Romans. Vitruvius has given us exact directions for making a Roman road. They began, he says, by making two parallel furrows, the intended width...they came to the hard solid ground, and they filled up the excavation with fine earth beaten in. This first layer was called pavimentum. Upon it was laid...
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The Celt, the Roman, and the Saxon: A History of the Early Inhabitants of ...

Thomas Wright - Ethnology - 1885 - 562 pages
...ancient Roman foundation. Vitruvius has given exact directions for making a road. They began, it appears, by making two parallel furrows, the intended width...they came to the hard solid ground, and they filled up this excavation with fine earth hard beaten in. This first layer was called the pavimeutum. Upon...
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The Celt, the Roman, and the Saxon: A History of the Early Inhabitants of ...

Thomas Wright - Ethnology - 1902 - 562 pages
...removed all the loose earth between them till they came to the hard solid ground, and they filled up this excavation with fine earth hard beaten in. This...laid the first bed of the road, consisting of small squared stones, nicely ranged on the ground, which was sometimes left dry, but often a large quantity...
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The Celt, the Roman, and the Saxon: A History of the Early Inhabitants of ...

Thomas Wright - Ethnology - 1902 - 562 pages
...making a road. They begany it appears, by making two parallel' furrows, the intended width of the roady and then removed all the loose earth between them...they came to the hard solid ground, and they filled up this excavation with fiate earth hard beaten in. This first layer was called the paeimentum. Upon...
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Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological ..., Volume 26

Bristol (England) - 1903
...of their roads by making two parallel furrows the intended width of the road, and then removed all loose earth between them till they came to the hard...with fine earth, hard beaten in. This first layer has been called the ' Pavimentum.' " Upon it was laid the first bed of the road, consisting of small...
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