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Archaic Tracts round Cambridge

    Naturevolume 131page491 (1933) | Download Citation



    MR. WATKINS applies his well-known theory of the sighting relation of prehistoric roads and trackways to mounds, earthworks, churches (as marking older sites), cross-roads, etc., to the Cambridge district. This is the result of a flying visit and most of the work has been done ‘on the map’. The author has elaborated a further theory that roads were aliened in reference to cardinal points. The theory is also worked out here for some of his surveys in Herefordshire. Mr. Watkins's work is stimulating, though opinion may differ as to its interpretation.

    Archaic Tracts round Cambridge.



    By. Pp.61. (London: Simpkin Marshall, Ltd., 1932.) 3s. 6d

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