Watling Street

Author: John Higgs
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Watling Street is not just the story of a route across our island, but an acutely observed, unexpected exploration of Britain and who we are today, told with wit and flair, and an unerring eye for the curious and surprising.

Reminiscences Of Seventy Years Life Travel And Adventure

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Situated upon the chief highroad to London from the great port of Lemanis,
Dubris, and Rutupcz, from the castrum at ... attending him ; and stealthily by night
he leaves the city, and his kingdom, too, never again to wear the British crown. ...
Such are the scenes and incidents which present themselves to the mind as we
think upon the past history of ... Emperor who bore that name was or was not ever
seen in Strood ; but I can say that in the time of our kings Charles II. and William
III.

The Building News And Engineering Journal

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Sir John Mandeville, the famous traveller, who, if he invented his travels, certainly
beat them all in the art of romance—(a ... It has been vouchsafed to England to
diffuse her children and her language, amid realms unknown to the ambition of ...
Treasurer, who conducted the party) connected the memory of the past, with the
present more than any other building of its kind. ... and south-west; one of these
formed part of the great military road from London to the north-west—Watling-
street.

The Saturday Review Of Politics Literature Science And Art

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In their journey to winter quarters innumerable droves travel across Heligoland
and past both sides of the island. ... conducted upon the opposite east coast of
England, I am in the habit of regularly comparing my own — the first flights arrive
at that coast about eleven in the morning, and the last at ... It had wholly
disappeared before the present Westminster was founded. ... the first
propounders of the new Watling Street theory always said there must be Roman
remains in Westminster.

Engineering News And American Contract Journal

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The Tredegar Iron & Coal Co., of England, are now introducing a special steel
sleeper for use in collieries and under-ground workings. The great sums annually
expended in the maintenance of the present system has long called for improved
methods, and ... “The sites occupied by St. Paul's Schools and the adjacent
buildings next to Watling street, being pulled down, ... Travel is always slower
and somewhat congested at crossing and the widening of the wheelway at those,
points, ...

Engineering News Record

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The Tredegar Iron & Coal 00., of England, are nowlntroducing a special steel
sleeper for use in' collieries and under-ground workings. The great sums
annually expended in the maintenance of the present system has long called for
improved methods, and the ... The sites occupied by St. Paul's Schools and the
adjacent buildings next to Watling street, being pulled down, ... Travel is always
slower and somewhat congested at crossing and the widening of the wheelway
at those, points, ...

Public Opinion

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Oxnam is particularly rich in Roman remains—the parish, indeed, being bisected
by the famous Watling-street, a covered ... Of the 26,128 adults (the religion of
boys does not appear to be inquired into), 18,900 belong to the Church of
England, 1,003 ... THE way in which the human eye alters its focus for the
perception of objects at various distances has always been a ... FRom the
manufacturing districts the advices for the past week represent that business has
been moderately active.

The Spectator

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Conference Notebook Fresh from her travels abroad, Mrs Thatcher joined her
followers at the top of her form. ... He is always around, he is present, he is
lending a hand — but he never, never obtrudes. ... Director of the Conservative
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MILTON KEYNES.

New Zealand Railways Magazine

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This locomotive is fitted with a New Zealand Railways chimes whistle, presented
to the L.N.E.R. by the New Zealand ... the first Railways Magazine ever published
— " Egin- ton's Railway Miscellany " — appeared in London over 85 years ago, ...
current topics, articles dealing with various subjects — wars then in progress,
literature, and modes of travel old and new. ... long past, when Watling Street
much of which is believed to be pre-Roman — was the only highway in England.

Parliamentary Debates Hansard

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One of the dangers of British Rail's proposal is that it has not really examined the
movement of freight. It has ... The present plan is to run all the freight along the
two existing south London commuter routes in and out of London. ... Ever since
the first announcement burst on us in October 1988, those villages have had to
contend with the professional ... They would then travel westward in a cutting past
Singlewell, Marling Cross, and Watling street, Gravesend, cross the Wrotham
road by ...