Fosse Way


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Related to Fosse Way: Ermine Street, Watling Street

Fosse Way

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n
(Placename) a Roman road in Britain between Lincoln and Exeter, with a fosse on each side
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He told all from the very first: how Robin Hood had slain the forester, and how he had hidden in the greenwood to escape the law; how that he lived therein, all against the law, God wot, slaying His Majesty's deer and levying toll on fat abbot, knight, and esquire, so that none dare travel even on broad Watling Street or the Fosse Way for fear
Now it happened about this time that Robin Hood was going through the forest to Fosse Way, to see what was to be seen there, for the moon was full and the night gave promise of being bright.
The original Fosse Way, along which Roman settlers travelled from Exeter to Lincoln, passes through the Midlands via the Cotswolds and most famously Leicester - but not Birmingham.
Streets apart: The New Fosse Way and, inset, the road sign.
Situated next to a farm, right on the Fosse Way footpath which attracts walkers and nature lovers from across the Midlands, it hides more stunning surroundings at the back of the house.
JIM KENYON, now a trainer at Stainforth, advertised the arrival of his former star sprinter Fosse Way with a special A4 graded competition at the Doncaster track recently.
Emergency crews were called to Offchurch numerous times with the first incident at the junction of Fosse Way and Welsh Road at 6.
And the Fosse Way, once linking Exeter with Lincoln still traces a tidy diagonal line through some prime parts of the Midlands.
FOSSE WAY, Elaine Parker's prolific-scoring sprinter, is on the comeback trail after injury and is an intended runner in the National Sprint at Ballyskeagh later this month-the first time the venue has staged the competition formerly run at Dunmore.
TWO men were hurt in a road accident on the busy Fosse Way in Warwickshire at the weekend.
Fosse Way Farm at Combrook in Warwickshire is a rare chance for the buyer who longs for something new - but wants to be alone.
The otter was found on the A429 Fosse Way near Stretton-on-Fosse and is believed to have been hit by a passing vehicle.