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The A38, part of which is also known as the Devon Expressway, is a major A-class trunk road in England.
The A41 is a major trunk road in England that links London and Birkenhead, although it has now in parts been superseded by motorways.
The A43 is a primary route in the English Midlands, that runs from the M40 motorway near Ardley in Oxfordshire to Stamford in Lincolnshire.
The A483, also known as the Swansea to Chester Trunk Road, is a major road in the United Kingdom.
The A49 is an A road in western England, which traverses the Welsh Marches region.
The A5 London Holyhead Trunk Road is a major road in England and Wales.
The A5 is a major primary route in Northern Ireland.
The A509 is a short A-class road (around long) for north-south journeys in south central England, forming the route from Kettering in Northamptonshire to the M1 and A5 in Milton Keynes.
The A55, also known as the North Wales Expressway (Welsh: Gwibffordd Gogledd Cymru) is a major road in Britain.
Acts of Parliament, also called primary legislation, are statutes passed by a parliament (legislature).
The Acts of Union 1800 (sometimes erroneously referred to as a single Act of Union 1801) were parallel acts of the Parliament of Great Britain and the Parliament of Ireland which united the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland (previously in personal union) to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Admiralty Arch, located in Holyhead, Anglesey, was built in 1824 to mark the end of Thomas Telford's A5 road.
Anglesey (Ynys Môn) is an island situated on the north coast of Wales with an area of.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
The Antonine Itinerary (Itinerarium Antonini Augusti, "The Itinerary of the Emperor Antoninus") is a famous itinerarium, a register of the stations and distances along various roads.
Atcham is a village, ecclesiastical parish and civil parish in Shropshire, England.
Atherstone is a town and civil parish in the English county of Warwickshire.
Bangor is a city in Gwynedd, northwest Wales.
Bethesda is a town on the River Ogwen and the A5 road on the edge of Snowdonia, in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, colloquially called Pesda by the locals.
Betws-y-Coed ("Prayer house in the wood") is a village and community in the Conwy valley in Conwy County Borough, Wales.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Cadw (a Welsh verbal noun meaning "keep/preserve") is the historic environment service of the Welsh Government and part of the Tourism and Culture group.
Cannock, as of the 2011 census, has a population of 29,018, and is the most populous of the three towns in the district of Cannock Chase in the central southern part of the county of Staffordshire in the West Midlands region of England.
Capel Curig (meaning "Curig's Chapel") is a village and community in Conwy County Borough, in Wales.
The Cheshire Plain is a relatively flat expanse of lowland almost entirely within the county of Cheshire in North West England.
Chester (Caer) is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales.
Y Waun may also refer to Gwauncaegurwen in Glamorgan Chirk (Y Waun, meaning The Moor) is a small town and local government community in Wales.
The City of Westminster is an Inner London borough which also holds city status.
A concurrency in a road network is an instance of one physical road bearing two or more different highway, motorway, or other route numbers.
Corwen is a Town, community and electoral ward in the county of Denbighshire in Wales; it was previously part of the county of Merioneth.
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Cricklewood is an urban and suburban area of northwest London, England, centred 5 miles (8.2 km) northwest of Charing Cross, between Willesden Green and Dollis Hill to the west, Brondesbury and Kilburn to the south, West Hampstead and Childs Hill to the southeast and east, and Brent Cross to the north.
In civil engineering, a cut or cutting is where soil or rock material from a relative rise (elevated landscape) to an earlier section of the route is cut out to make way for a further section of the route, whether canal, road or railway line.
Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT) is a rail-road intermodal freight terminal with an associated warehousing estate in Northamptonshire, England.
Dinmael was a medieval lordship and cwmwd in north Wales which usually formed a part of the patrimony of the kingdom of Powys.
A dual carriageway (British English) or divided highway (American English) is a class of highway with carriageways for traffic travelling in opposite directions separated by a central reservation.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Dunstable is a market town and civil parish located in Bedfordshire, England.
The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
Edgware is a district of northern Greater London, in the London Borough of Barnet.
Edgware Road is a major road through north-west London, starting at Marble Arch in the City of Westminster (south end) and running north to Edgware in the London Borough of Barnet.
Elstree is a village in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire, England.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
European Road Assessment Programme (EuroRAP) is an international nonprofit (vzw) organisation registered in Belgium.
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover following the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later.
Grade separation is the name given to a method of aligning a junction of two or more surface transport axes at different heights (grades) so that they will not disrupt the traffic flow on other transit routes when they cross each other.
The Grand Union Canal in England is part of the British canal system.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
Highways England (formerly the Highways Agency) is the government-owned company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England's motorways and major A roads.
Hinckley is a market town in southwest Leicestershire, England.
Hockliffe is a village and civil parish in Bedfordshire on the crossroads of the A5 road which lies upon the course of the Roman road known as Watling Street and the A4012 road.
Holy Island (Ynys Gybi, 'the island of (Saint) Cybi') is an island on the western side of the larger Isle of Anglesey, Wales, from which it is separated by a narrow, winding channel.
Holyhead (Caergybi, "Cybi's fort") is a town in Wales and a major Irish Sea port serving Ireland.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
The Irish Sea (Muir Éireann / An Mhuir Mheann, Y Keayn Yernagh, Erse Sea, Muir Èireann, Ulster-Scots: Airish Sea, Môr Iwerddon) separates the islands of Ireland and Great Britain; linked to the Celtic Sea in the south by St George's Channel, and to the Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland in the north by the Straits of Moyle.
Kilburn is an area of northwest London, England, situated north-west of Charing Cross.
Kilsby is a village and civil parish in the Daventry district of Northamptonshire, England.
List of roads on the Isle of Man.
Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Lutterworth is a market town and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England.
The M1 is a motorway in England connecting London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford, to connect to Newcastle.
The M45 is a motorway in Northamptonshire and Warwickshire, England and is long.
The M54 is a 23-mile (37 km) east-west dual carriageway in the English counties of Shropshire and Staffordshire.
The M6 motorway runs from junction 19 of the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange, near Rugby via Birmingham then heads north, passing Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and terminating at the Gretna junction (J45).
The M6 Toll, also called the Birmingham North Relief Road (BNRR), connects M6 Junction 3a at the Coleshill Interchange to M6 Junction 11A at Wolverhampton with of six-lane motorway.
The M69 is a dual three lane dual carriageway motorway in Leicestershire and Warwickshire, England.
In Great Britain, a mail coach was a stagecoach built to a Post Office-approved design operated by an independent contractor to carry long-distance mail for the Post Office.
Marble Arch is a 19th-century white marble faced triumphal arch in London, England.
The Menai Suspension Bridge (Pont Grog y Borth) is a suspension bridge to carry road traffic between the island of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales.
A milestone is one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road or boundary at intervals of one mile or occasionally, parts of a mile.
Milton Keynes, locally abbreviated to MK, is a large townAlthough Milton Keynes was specified to be a city in scale and the term "city" is used locally (inter alia to avoid confusion with its constituent towns), formally this title cannot be used.
Milton Keynes is a large townAlthough Milton Keynes was specified to be a city in scale and the term "city" is used locally (inter alia to avoid confusion with its constituent towns), formally this title cannot be used.
Nesscliffe is a village in Shropshire, England, located north of the River Severn.
North Wales (Gogledd Cymru) is an unofficial region of Wales.
Nuneaton is a town in northern Warwickshire, England.
Oakengates is a town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, and now forms part of the new town of Telford.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Oswestry (Croesoswallt) is a large market town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, close to the Welsh border.
Radlett is an affluent settlement in the county of Hertfordshire between St Albans and Borehamwood on Watling Street, with a population of approximately 8,000.
Redbourn is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, lying on Watling Street, three miles (4.8 km) from Harpenden, four miles (6.4 km) from St Albans and five miles (8 km) from Hemel Hempstead.
The River Ceiriog (Afon Ceiriog) is an long river in north east Wales.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
Roman roads (Latin: viae Romanae; singular: via Romana meaning "Roman way") were physical infrastructure vital to the maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about 300 BC through the expansion and consolidation of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
Rugby Radio Station was a radio transmission facility at Hillmorton near the town of Rugby, Warwickshire in England, situated just west of the A5 trunk road and in later years junction 18 of the M1 motorway.
Rugby is a market town in Warwickshire, England, close to the River Avon.
Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, England.
Shropshire (alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.
Snowdonia (Eryri) is a mountainous region in northwestern Wales and a national park of in area.
South Wales (De Cymru) is the region of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and Mid Wales and West Wales to the north and west.
St Albans is a city in Hertfordshire, England, and the major urban area in the City and District of St Albans.
A stagecoach is a four-wheeled public coach used to carry paying passengers and light packages on journeys long enough to need a change of horses.
The Stanley Embankment (known locally as the Cob) is a railway, road and cycleway embankment that connects the Island of Anglesey and Holy Island, Wales.
A sunburst is a design or figure commonly used in architectural ornaments and design patterns.
Tamworth is a large market town in Staffordshire, England, northeast of Birmingham and northwest of London.
Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, about east of Shrewsbury, and north west of Birmingham.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
Thomas Harrison (7 August (baptised) 1744 – 29 March 1829) was an English architect and bridge engineer who trained in Rome, where he studied classical architecture.
Thomas Telford FRS, FRSE (9 August 1757 – 2 September 1834) was a Scottish civil engineer, architect and stonemason, and a noted road, bridge and canal builder.
Toll roads in Great Britain, used to raise fees for the management of roads in the United Kingdom, were common in the era of the turnpike trusts.
Towcester, the Roman town of Lactodorum, is an affluent market town in south Northamptonshire, England.
A Truck scale (US), weighbridge (non-US) or railroad scale is a large set of scales, usually mounted permanently on a concrete foundation, that is used to weigh entire rail or road vehicles and their contents.
Trunk roads in Wales were first created in the Trunk Roads Act of 1936 when the UK Ministry of Transport took direct control over 30 of the principal roads in Great Britain from English, Welsh and Scottish local authorities.
Turnpike trusts were bodies set up by individual acts of Parliament, with powers to collect road tolls for maintaining the principal roads in Britain from the 17th but especially during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Valley is a village and former electoral ward near Holyhead/Caergybi on the west coast of Anglesey, North Wales.
Viroconium or Uriconium, formally Viroconium Cornoviorum, was a Roman town, one corner of which is now occupied by Wroxeter, a small village in Shropshire, England, about east-south-east of Shrewsbury.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Watford Gap is a low-lying point between two hills, close to the village of Watford, Northamptonshire, England.
Watling Street is a route in England and Wales that began as an ancient trackway first used by the Britons, mainly between the areas of modern Canterbury and using a natural ford near Westminster.
Weedon Bec, usually just Weedon, is a large village and parish in the district of Daventry, Northamptonshire, England.
Wellington is a town in the unitary authority of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England and now forms part of the new town of Telford, with which it has gradually become contiguous.
Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Wroxeter is a village in Shropshire, England.