SK2157 : Old road below Minninglow

taken 3 years ago, near to Aldwark, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Old road below Minninglow
Old road below Minninglow
This embankment by a wall in a field used to be the main road from Manchester to Derby. It is thought to have begun as a prehistoric trackway and was certainly part of the Roman road from Mamucium (Manchester) to Derventio (Derby). It remained in use into the 19th century, when better roads, such as the turnpike through Ashbourne, made it redundant.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 22 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Roads, Road transport  Derelict, Disused 
Former (from Tags)
Road 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2111 5725 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.7213N 1:41.1653W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2109 5726
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Roman Road 

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