Holloways: Roads Tunnelled Into the Earth by Time

July 24, 2020

Holloways, are centuries-old thoroughfares worn down by the traffic of time. "Holloway” is derived from “hola weg,” meaning sunken road in Old English. Most are thought to go back to Roman times and the Iron Age, although in the Middle East some are believed to stretch back to ancient Mesopotamia. When walking a holloway you are retracing ancient steps. Read more here.

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