Chapter 13. The Old Straight Track

  1. Adam Stout

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302912.ch13

Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain

Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain

How to Cite

Stout, A. (2008) The Old Straight Track, in Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302912.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155045

Online ISBN: 9781444302912

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Keywords:

  • The Old Straight Track;
  • The Ley Hunters' Manual, adding more mark-points;
  • The Green Roads of England, postulating a network of prehistoric tracks;
  • The Old Straight Track, drawing analogy between Watkins' view of medieval hermits;
  • romance of the road, part of ‘ruralist’ phenomenon

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Alfred Watkins

  • The Romance of the Road

  • Ruralism

  • Reception

  • In Crawford's Groove

  • The Ley Hunter's Manual