The Great Roads

This first set is a collection of materials, photographs, recollections, and bits and pieces about The Great North Road. Start with the introduction, and then follow a north-to-south sequence of ‘chapters’. This is very much a work in progress, and the content gets progressively thinner as the route heads south. Scotland likewise is still in preparation.

Scotland: the coastal route.
Scotland: the Jedburgh and Coldstream routes.
The Middle Road to Scotland.
The Manchester to Glasgow Road.
Old Scotch Road.
Northumberland.
Tyneside.
County Durham.
North Riding of Yorkshire.
Leeming Lane.
Hambleton Street.
West Riding of Yorkshire.
Nottinghamshire & Lincolnshire.
The East Midlands Droves.
Huntingdonshire to London.
Huntingdon & the Old North Road.
Cycling on the Great North Road.

Great North Road: miscellany of maps, booklets, etc. Part 1.

Great North Road: miscellany of maps, booklets, etc. Part 2.

Inns on the Great North Road. The Practical Motorist. 15 December 1934.

The study of roads and traffic