I was under the impression that it was a military road
Rob Burns wrote:
> Does any list member have knowledge of the term Herpath. I am aware that
> the term is derived from Saxon however I have been given two definitions.
> The first is that it was a made track way or mettalled road from antiquity
> and the second army path which was the regular term for main road in areas of
> West Saxon speech.
> The problem I encounter with the latter definition is that I live in East
> Sussex and therefore in an East Saxon area.
> Does anyone have references that may help