Monument details

HER Number:254/1/1
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Watfield Pavement

Summary

It has been suggested that the Watfield Pavement forms part of the postulated Roman Road known as the Via Devana. Foote Gower suggested that this was a Saxon route known as 'Stone Street', however, the earliest documentary reference to the road dates from the twelfth century, when it is referred to as 'Wath-feldd-Stan-Strete'.


Parish:STOKE, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE EAST
WARDLE, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE EAST
CALVELEY, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • ROAD? (Roman to Medieval - 43 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROAD (AD 12TH CENTURY to AD 21st CENTURY - 1100 AD to 2099 AD)
  • TOLL ROAD (AD 18TH CENTURY to AD 19TH CENTURY - 1750 AD? to 1899 AD?)



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