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The drove roads of Scotland

A. R. B. Haldane

The drove roads of Scotland

by A. R. B. Haldane

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Published by David and Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cattle trade -- Scotland

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] A. R. B. Haldane.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 266, [18] p. (1 fold.) :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23849764M

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The drove roads of Scotland by A. R. B. Haldane Download PDF EPUB FB2

The story of the drove roads takes the reader on an engrossing tour of Scottish history, from the lawless cattle driving by reivers in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries to the legitimate movement of stock which developed after the Union of the Crowns, by which time the large-scale movement of stock to established markets had become an important part of Scotland's economy, and a vital aspect of Cited by:   The Drove Roads of Scotland.

A.R.B. One of the great classics of Scottish history, The Drove Roads of Scotland interweaves folklore, social comment and economic history in a fascinating account of Scotland's droving trade and the routes by which cattle and sheep were brought from every corner of the land to markets in central Scotland.4/5(3).

A very interesting book looking at not just cattle droving but agricultural changes in Scotland as well. Good for refernce for historians and as a thorough read from start to finish/5(21).

The story of the drove roads takesthe reader on an engrossing tour of Scottish history, from the lawless cattle driving by reivers in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries to the legitimate movement of stock which developed after the Union of the Crowns, by which time the large-scale movement of stock to established markets had become an important part of Scotland's economy, Brand: Birlinn, Limited.

The early drovers --The life and work of a drover --The economics of droving --The drove road from Skye and the Western Isles --The drove roads of Argyll --The drove road from the north --The drove roads of Morayshire, Aberdeenshire and Angus The drove roads of Scotland book trysts --The drove roads of southern Scotland --Beyond the border --The coming of sheep --The.

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The story of the drove roads takes the reader on an engrossing tour of Scottish history, from the lawless cattle driving by reivers in the 16th and 17th centuries to the legitimate movement of stock which developed after the Union of the Crowns.

One of the great classics of Scottish history, The Drove Roads of Scotland interweaves folklore, social comment and economic history in a fascinating account of Scotland s droving trade and the routes by which cattle and sheep were brought from every corner of the land to markets in central Scotland/5(24).

Drove Roads & Byways. Posted by True Highlands in Kit and Caboodle | 7 comments Roads tell stories and the paths, tracks and highways of the highlands are no exception. The history of our country can be told by the seemingly innocuous routes that scramble through our mountains or even the motorways we drive on every day.

Drove roads were special routes along which cattle could be moved "on the hoof" (i.e. on foot). The majority of these routes enabled livestock to be brought from the Highlands and Islands to the Lowlands and England although there were drove roads in the Borders area too.

Scotland. Scottish droving was on a huge scale. The routes were longer, the inns fewer, larger and lonelier, the climate harsher and the drovers hardier. The growth in English demand for Scottish beef followed the union of All roads led down to the tryst 1, meaning a.

Synopsis One of the great classics of Scottish history, The Drove Roads of Scotland interweaves folklore, social comment and economic history in a fascinating account of Scotland's droving trade and the routes by which cattle and sheep were brought from every corner of the land to markets in central : Drove Roads.

The Drove Roads of Scotland, A. R.B. Haldane, David and Charles, This is a now classic study of drove roads and the droving trade. The author looks first at the origins of droving from the earliest times to its expansion after the Union of the Crowns in and of the Parliaments in The drove roads of Scotland.

[A R B Haldane] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: A R B Haldane. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   Well-known local historian Paul Carter talks on the intricate network of drove roads that laced across the landscape and the hardy folk that used them to bring large herds of cattle to the markets (the so-called 'trysts') of Crieff, Falkirk and elsewhere.

Drove Roads, John Reid, Calatria, No 22, AutumnJournal of the Falkirk Local History Society Improving the roads and bridges of the Stirling area cJohn G Harrison, PSAS, Vol (), pps A section of drover's road at Cotkerse near Blairlogie, Scotland. A drovers' road, drove [road] or droveway is a route for droving livestock on foot from one place to another, such as to market or between summer and winter pasture (see transhumance).

Many drovers' roads were ancient routes of unknown age; others are known to date back to medieval or more recent times. The Drove Roads of Scotland by A R B Haldane (). A wise and fascinating book by a man who makes you feel he has been a drover himself.

In fact he walked many of the long roads he describes. Wales and the Drovers is a booklet by P G Hughes. Please use the gazetteer or map to search and zoom in on your area of interest.

Then select the violet path on the map to view details about it. Droving took place all over Britain, and there were large cattle and sheep markets in Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales. Bonser points out that the earliest drove roads in Britain were followed by Neolithic man, and some of them, he says, are 6, years old.

Droving is a very old profession, attested to by numerous clues. from A. R. B. Haldane- The Drove Roads of Scotland, David & Charles In addition to that, they were also often skilled on the bagpipes or learned in other aspects of their Gaelic culture.

As people they should never be underestimated. The drove roads of Scotland are a great heritage, and I have often thought about exploring them for long distance walking potential, something to look forward too when I retire! Another interesting fact about the drovers’ is that they were an early.

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