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Default Went the day well?

When we moved in here the roads around the estate were just concrete slabs
with joins, it was in the 60s that they made them tarmac.
Many roads were also as you say, a kind of fine gravel baked into some kind
of tar, and come the frosts of winter it was like walking on ball bearings!



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"gareth evans" wrote in message
After watching the re-run of this WWII film on the TV, I
wonder when country roads in Brit becane tarmacced, because
the roads in that film look like rolled gravel.

Tyrley, same village as in Goodnight Mr Tom and
as in The Vicar of Dibley.

I find these B&W pre-1950 films to be an interesting
record of real life before plastic and electronics
turned everything make-believe