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The Ridgeway, Hertfordshire

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The Ridgeway, Hertfordshire

The Ridgeway is a ridgeway or ancient trackway described as Britain's oldest road. The section clearly identified as an ancient trackway extends from Wiltshire along the chalk ridge of the Berkshire Downs to the River Thames at the Goring Gap, part of the Icknield Way which ran, not always on the ridge, from Salisbury Plain to East Anglia. The route was adapted and extended as a National Trail, created in 1972.
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL2803
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire

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