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by Christopher Taylor

Category: Europe
Subcategory: History books
Author: Christopher Taylor
ISBN: 0460022334
ISBN13: 978-0460022330
Language: English
Publisher: J. M. Dent; New edition edition (April 1, 1982)
Pages: 224
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A very interesting book covering the creation of tracks and roads in Britain and their possible evolution from animal tracks to the current road system.

A very interesting book covering the creation of tracks and roads in Britain and their possible evolution from animal tracks to the current road system.

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Start by marking Roads And Tracks Of Britain as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The dynamic archaeologist, Christopher Taylor, is a leading practitioner, non-excavational field survey and landscape archaeology, who gained notice through his broadcasts, books, teaching and continuing education classes. Books by Christopher Taylor. Mor. rivia About Roads And Tracks.

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The first roads in Britain were built by the Roman legions, which had their own surveyors, engineers and the equipment they needed for this type of construction work. The availability of local materials dictated the details of road construction, but the basic principles were always the same. The road took the form of an embankment, raised above the level of the surrounding land, with drainage ditches on either side.

Christopher Taylor is the author of several books on the history of our landscape, including volumes on Dorset and Cambridgeshire in the Making of the English Landscape series, Roads and Tracks of Britain and Fields i. .

There is no majestic scenery, no mountains, no roaring streams, but instead rolling hills, broad rivers and flat fenland. This is a region that is often traversed by visitors going elsewhere

Roads & tracks of britain - christopher taylor. Books will be free of page markings. Will be clean, not soiled or stained. Format: HardbackType: Travel Guide. 2 pre-owned from £. 6.

Written by Britain's best known landscape historian An ideal guide for visitors to Britain's wonderful spectrum of parks and . About the author (1998). Christopher Taylor is Formerly Head of Archaeological Survey at the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England.

Written by Britain's best known landscape historian An ideal guide for visitors to Britain's wonderful spectrum of parks and gardens. Bibliographic information. Parks and Gardens of Britain: A Landscape History from the Air Edinburgh University Press Series.

Roman roads in Britannia were initially designed for military use, created by the Roman Army during the nearly four centuries (43 – 410 AD) that Britannia was a province of the Roman Empire

Roman roads in Britannia were initially designed for military use, created by the Roman Army during the nearly four centuries (43 – 410 AD) that Britannia was a province of the Roman Empire. It is estimated that about 2,000 mi (3,200 km) of paved trunk roads (. surfaced roads running between two towns or cities) were constructed and maintained throughout the province

Britain's leading field archaeologist gives an account of our historic roads andtracks, showing how they evolved and what remains of them today. 'a mine of information which will make us look at the roads we travel in a different light' Times Literary Supplement 'there is something for everyone here: it is the work of one of the truly original minds in archaeology today' Current Archaeology
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