A1-The Great North Road

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Contents

This e-book comprises two parts:

    In general

takes a holistic view of matters pertaining to the Great North Road,

 and

    In particular

is more of an itinerary, looking closely at places along the route.


In general

Introduction

      Links

      History

             Queen Eleanor's Crosses
Geology

The geology, landscape and scenery, the natural environment.

 

Nature Reserves

An index of nature reserves near the Great North Road

Springs & Wells

Ancient water sources within easy reach of the Road

Road Writers

Writers and describers of the road.

      Romans

      1066

      Pilgrimage

            John Wesley

            Hilaire Belloc

      Reminiscence

 

Road makers

The road builders and maintainers, their motivations and methods.

Pre-Roman
      Welton-le-Wold
Roman Roads 
Pre-Tarmac
Black Stuff
21st Century

 

Map makers

The mapmakers. 

      John Ogilby
The Law
      Acts of Parliament
The Post

       Places & Distances

Bibliography

 

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In particular

We journey along The Great North Road, taking time to stop awhile in each county along the way.

London.

            Barnet

            Towards Ware

Hertfordshire.

            Hatfield

            Welwyn

            Stevenage

            Baldock

            Ware

            Buntingford

            Braughing

            Royston

Bedfordshire

Cambridgeshire.

            Eaton Socon

            Buckden

            North from Royston

            Huntingdon

                       Huntingdon Bridge

            Alconbury

            Stilton

            Norman Cross

                       Bullock Road

            Water Newton

            Wansford

Rutland.

            Great Casterton

            Battle of Losecoat Field

            Sewstern Drift

            Stretton

Lincolnshire.

            Stamford

            Roman Roads in Lincolnshire

                       Roman Roads in Lincolnshire map

            Ancaster

            Towards Grantham

            Grantham

            North of Grantham

            Lincoln

            North of Lincoln

            Littleborough

Nottinghamshire.

            Newark

                       Smeaton's Viaduct

            Tuxford

            Retford

                    Jockey House

            Scrooby

            Littleborough

 

Yorkshire.

            Bawtry

            Donacaster

                       North from Doncaster

            Wentbridge

            Ferrybridge

                       Peckfield

                       Micklefield

                       Aberford

            Sherburn-in-Elmet

            Wetherby

            Walshford

            Crossing the Humber

                       Brough to York

            Boroughbridge

                       Fletcher's Boroughbridge

                       Aldborough

            Leeming

            Catterick

            Scotch Corner

            Tadcaster

                       Rudgate

            York

                       York to Aldborough

                       York to Thirsk

            Topcliffe

            Thirsk

                       Hambleton Drove

                       Sowerby

            Northallerton

Durham.

            Piercebridge

            Croft-on-Tees

            Darlington

            Ferryhill

            Durham City

            Chester-le-Street

            Dere Street

            Gateshead

            Crossing the Tyne

Northumberland.

            Dere Street

            Newcastle

                       Soc.Ant.1858

            Morpeth

                       Coldstream Road

                       Wooler

            Felton

            Newton-on-the-Moor

            Alnwick

            Alnwick to Berwick

Borders.

Lothian.

            Edinburgh

 

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