SK6421 : The A46, Fosse Way

taken 12 years ago, near to Ragdale, Leicestershire, Great Britain

The A46, Fosse Way
The A46, Fosse Way
A major Roman route between Exeter in the south west and Lincoln in the east, this part of the Fosse Way is a major dual carriageway. It was built in the middle of the 1st century AD. The word Fosse comes from the Latin word for ditch (Fossa), the road taking its name from the defensive ditch which protected the western boundary of Roman controlled Britain. Taken from the layby in the centre of the square.
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SK6421, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 6 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 April, 2006
Category
Roman road   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 644 212 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.0886N 1:2.7684W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 643 210
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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