Timber trackway

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Two wooden posts set in the ground and crossing at an angle support a wooden board which disappears into tall green reeds
The Sweet Track (of which this is a replica) is an example of Neolithic engineering of a timber trackway, 6000 years old. An elevated footpath that ran for almost 2 km across the Somerset levels.

A timber trackway is a simple raised wooden walkway used as the shortest route between two places in a bog or peatland. They have been built for thousands of years as a means of getting between two points.[1][2] Timber trackways have been identified in archaeological finds in Neolithic England, dating to 500 years before Stonehenge. Radiocarbon methods date them to be about 6,000 years old.

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