Peddars Way

Roman Road

The Peddars Way is 46 miles (74 km) long and follows the route of an ancient trackway, a branch or extension of the Icknield Way. it was later used and remodelled by the Romans. The name-type, which recurs in medieval records from other parts of East Anglia, derives from Middle English pedder, meaning an itinerant trader. It is first mentioned on a map of 1587 AD.

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