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To construct a highway after the Roman method' would cost to-day at least £1500 a chain,-or £120,000 ataile. So thoroughly were these; roads built that they lasted' for hundreds and 'hundreds 1 of. years.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 2 May 1919

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 2 May 1919

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