Roads and Tracks of the Lake District Brian Paul Hindle

ISBN: 9781852842598

Published: January 1st 1998

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216 pages


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Roads and Tracks of the Lake District  by  Brian Paul Hindle

Roads and Tracks of the Lake District by Brian Paul Hindle
January 1st 1998 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 216 pages | ISBN: 9781852842598 | 6.76 Mb

In the Lakes, most roads were for centuries poor and narrow, especially the mountain passes. But road improvement and construction began again in the 18th century with the turnpikes. At the same time the number of visitors began to increase,MoreIn the Lakes, most roads were for centuries poor and narrow, especially the mountain passes. But road improvement and construction began again in the 18th century with the turnpikes.

At the same time the number of visitors began to increase, reflected in better maps and new guide books. The improved roads meant that agricultural improvements could be made, and the landscape (and roads) of much of the area were redesigned during enclosure. Finally, the 20th century brought motorways, tourism and the National Park.



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