History – Before 5002020-11-19T12:28:28+00:00

Roman Catterick – Cataractonium

Roman Catterick, or Cataractonium, was a fort and settlement which was established just south of the crossing point of the River Swale. Until other military centres were.....

Emperor Hadrian

Hadrian visited Britain in the summer of AD 122 as part of his first major tour of the provinces. His primary concern was to to neutralise threats to.....

Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall embodies one of the key reasons for the existence of the Roman Roads north through Britain which were the precursors to our Great North.....

Ermine Street

The southern section of Ermine Street aligns closely with the Old North Road, merging with Great North Road near Godmanchester, before heading eastwards.....

Six Hills – Stevenage

Alongside the original route of the Great North Road just south of Stevenage town centre there are 6 rounded barrows. There was damage to the Six Hills.....

Prehistoric & Roman Origins

Before AD 500

The Saxon & Medieval Road

AD 500 to 1500

Transformation

AD 1500 to 1900

Motor Vehicles & the A1

After 1900

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