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Roman Road, Warden Street
Claypits Field, Warden Street, Bedfordshire
associated engineer
Anon
date  circa 100 AD
era  Roman  |  category  Road  |  reference  TL124441
The outline shape of a fine length of Roman road can be seen passing through the pastureland in Claypits Field near the village of Warden Street, to which it ran from the Roman settlement at Shefford.
It has been estimated that the Romans built approximately 10,000 miles of road in Britain. This was achieved during the first year of occupation (43-143 AD), at a rate of about a mile every three or four days. An impressive accomplishment.
The stretch that remains in Claypits Field is a scheduled ancient monument. It is located on private land and must viewed from the modern road.
reference sources   RR
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Roman Road, Warden Street