Tag Archives: Roman Road

Mean Streets…

“If in doubt of what to photograph then just spend some time walking around places that you know….” as Tyrion might have said a wise man once said.  Of course this is nonsense but the view hasn’t changed that much … Continue reading

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Hunting the Bumps on Farthing Hill

First off some housekeeping:   This is the second post on the HS2 line through Measham and I have already broken the rule I set myself – a number of these images don’t look like Kodachrome 64 for two reasons: … Continue reading

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The importance of field work

Anyone who has spent time in libraries studying will know that sooner or later you really have to get out and actually look at the real thing. This is as true about works of art as it is about historical … Continue reading

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The search continues

Well I’ve been gnawing again. I’ve started to build up a picture from the archaeological records of the probably old road I ‘discovered’ earlier on today – see previous post. It is very early days but there are some very … Continue reading

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One step forward one step back!

For some time I’ve been trying to work out the old transport routes/roads/ways through North East Leicestershire. The reason for this strangely enough has nothing to do with east Leicestershire but actually with west leicestershire – but that is another … Continue reading

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