One of the books I acquired over the Christmas period was 'Roman Roving' by Annabel Stowe. The book a series of ten walks along the Roman Road from Winchester to Middenhall (or from Venta Belgarum to Cunetio). With an overall length of 31 miles (50km), the ten walks vary from 1.7 miles to 4.3 miles … Continue reading Roman Roving – Part 1 Charlton Down to Hampshire Gate (Walk 6).
Something has always fascinated by roads, causeways, trackways, especially of prehistoric nature. People first choosing where to lay these tracks, what routes were important to them and why? How much do you know about your locals roads or paths? How old they are? Who originally built them? How long that route has been used for? … Continue reading Prehistoric Trackway 1 – The Post Track