ROADS, AND THOSE IN TRING.
Edwardian view of Tring High Street looking south towards the Rose & Crown
Note the condition of the pre-tarmac road surface, which had to be watered
in summer to suppress the dust.
PART 1: A BRIEF HISTORY OF ENGLISH ROADS.
The Pre-Turnpike Era.
The Turnpike Era.
The Twentieth Century.
The view from the cross roads looking in
the opposite direction to that in the photo above . . . .
. . . . and we complain about poor
road surfaces today ― imagine crossing Tring’s Edwardian High Street in wet
An Edwardian view of Tring High Street.