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The roads of Featherstone.

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heather
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« on: July 14, 2008, 08:58:31 pm »

heather do you haveany infomationon the road that run down by the side of featherstone hotel ,it went by the side of the brickyard stright down to what we called fourlane end by hodgensfarm and down past the cross keys pub .

royboy
That road is called High street and was the original Roman road, it went up Green lane and down halfpenny lane a easterly direction then in the direction you mentioned in the westerly direction, eventually it went through Wakefield and into the Dales towards Skipton and was a trade route for bringing lead, copper etc to the castleford area.
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