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Military Road Military Road Continued appears to have answered all the uses of a covered way -
This singular work is, in some respects, similar to the "Catrail" which runs athwart the country, in a similar direction - but considerably to the westward of this covered way -
the object of the "Military Road", before mentioned, appears to have been to furnish a defensible passage between these neighbouring strengths. It was probably formed at an earlier period, than the Catrail, when the Romanized Britons had been driven back, from the country through which it passes -
It is remarkable, that though this "Military Road" leads up to the strength on Coldshiels Hill, & to the Fort of "Blackchester", yet it passes "Row-chester" at a distance of 400 yards westward; Sending off two branches, one to the South,

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