The Military Roads in Scotland

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Dundurn, 1996 - History - 216 pages
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This text is a history of the military roads in both the Highlands and the south-west of Scotland. It offers an account of the building of the roads, and includes details of the difficulties encountered and the construction techniques used by General Wade and his lesser-known successor, Major Caulfield. This information is supported by a description of the military roads that have survived to the present day, accompanied by maps and references.
  

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Contents

List of Military Roads
7
Introduction
13
The Caulfeild Era 17401767
24
The Gentle Art of Road Making
32
The Wade Roads
44
The Caulfeild Roads
60
The Dumfries and Galloway Road
94
The Final Phase
104
PART
111
The Roads Today
123
Abbreviations
163
Appendixes
173
Bibliography
197
Index
203
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