Hidden East Anglia:


The Puddingstone Track: Deconstructed








The Birth and Growth of a Theory


About Dr. Rudge, and about puddingstone


Along the Track: county by county (preface)




















Berks & Wilts

The Discarded section: Heacham to Grime's Graves

Grime's Graves to the Suffolk border





Part 1: Cheshunt to Tyttenhanger

Part 2: St. Albans

Part 3: St. Michael to Bovingdon


Part 1: Ley Hill to Church Street, Chesham

Part 2: St. Mary's church, Chesham

Part 3: Puddingstones in Chesham

Part 4: Pednor Road, Chesham to Turville



The Age and Purpose of the Track


The Track in Context: the fading myth of the long-distance trackway

            1. The Track or the Way?

            2. The Icknield Way

            3. The Ridgeway

            4. The Jurassic Way

            5. The North Downs Way and Pilgrims' Way

            6. The Harroway

            7. The South Downs Way

            8. Back to the Track


Unconvincing Evidence: the 'pagan' stones

            1. The churches, the puddingstones and the Track.

            2. The letters of Pope Gregory.

            3. Shrines and idols.

            4. A pragmatic view


Issues of Geology and Topography

            1. Random distribution

            2. The Reading Beds and the proto-Thames

            3. The Topography of the Track


The Flawed Search for Puddingstone

            1. A Painstaking Search?

            2. A Confusion of Stones

            3. A Matter of Choice


Puddingstones That Aren't, and other failings

            1. "One kind of stone only"

            2. Point and Counterpoint

            3. End of the Road


Bibliography and source material