SD9717 : Blackstone Edge Roman Road

3 km from Summit, Rochdale, Great Britain

Blackstone Edge Roman Road
Blackstone Edge Roman Road
This road may be of Roman origin, but the paving is thought to be more recent. The trough down the middle is unique and its origin and purpose are disputed. One theory is that it was used by braking poles on laden carts going downhill.
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Thursday, 29 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Friday, 30 September, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 973 170 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.9697N 2:2.5393W
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