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The A5 London Holyhead Trunk Road is a major road in England and Wales. It runs for about 252 miles (406 km) (including sections concurrent with other designations) from London to the Irish Sea at the ferry port of Holyhead. In many parts the route follows that of the Roman Iter II route which later took the Anglo-Saxon name Watling Street.
 
The A5 London Holyhead Trunk Road is a major road in England and Wales. It runs for about 252 miles (406 km) (including sections concurrent with other designations) from London to the Irish Sea at the ferry port of Holyhead. In many parts the route follows that of the Roman Iter II route which later took the Anglo-Saxon name Watling Street.
  
[[Thomas Telford]] was engineer to the Holyhead Road Commissioners from 1815; his improvment of the road was one of his main achievements in road making.<ref>Biography of Thomas Telford, ODNB</ref>
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[[Thomas Telford]] was engineer to the Holyhead Road Commissioners from 1815; his improvments of the road were one of his main achievements in road making.<ref>Biography of Thomas Telford, ODNB</ref>
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==

Revision as of 07:55, 5 June 2020

The A5 London Holyhead Trunk Road is a major road in England and Wales. It runs for about 252 miles (406 km) (including sections concurrent with other designations) from London to the Irish Sea at the ferry port of Holyhead. In many parts the route follows that of the Roman Iter II route which later took the Anglo-Saxon name Watling Street.

Thomas Telford was engineer to the Holyhead Road Commissioners from 1815; his improvments of the road were one of his main achievements in road making.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Biography of Thomas Telford, ODNB