Egham by Runnymede Historical Society

Bath Road and its medieval origins

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On Thursday the 24th November we heard a well researched and carefully reasoned talk by Mr Marshall giving his ideas on the origin of the Bath Road (A4). He believes it came into being in the 1200s, following a sound geological route and that it was responsible for Hounslow being founded on the boundary between Isleworth and Heston, and the growth of Maidenhead and Hungerford. The talk reflected his decades of work in Hounslow as a local history librarian and his love of its local history

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