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Particulars of the Routes, Hills, and Long-Valley Test Area.

25th February 1909
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Page 6, 25th February 1909 — Particulars of the Routes, Hills, and Long-Valley Test Area.
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The Routes.

ROUTE. I.—Date, 1st :March, 1909 : Depot; Officers' Club House; Farnham; Wrecclesham; Broxhead O'immon ; Bordon; Passfield Common; Liphook—and return same route. Miles, 351. Good main road, few gradients, none of which are severe.

ROUTE II.—Date, 2nd March, 1909: DepOt; North Camp Hotel; Alexandra Road; Farnborough; Frimley; Bag,shc.rt; Sunningdale; Stainesand return same route.

Miles, 37.1. First-class main road, few gradients, none of which :ire severe.

ROUTE III.—Date, 3rd March, No9 ; Depot ; North Camp Hotel; Alexandra Road; Farnborough; Hawley; Hawley Hill Crass Roads; Yately ; Eversly Cross; Bramshill; Ifeckfield Heath; not.:nglty; Hook; lartley Row ; Harferd Bridge Flats; Minley Manor; Cove; Alexandra Road; North Camp Hotel; DepOt. 34.1. Mostly second-class road. No severe gradients. On Harford Bridge Flats, the maximum speed will be recorded over two consecutive miles.

ROUTE IV.-Date, 4th iarch, t909: Route III. reversed. Miles, 34i. Speeds will be similarly re corded on Harford Bridge Flats.

ROUTE V.—Date, 5th March, J9o9 DepOt; Officers' Club House; Hungry Hill; Ckliham; South Warnborough ; A I ton ; Froyle ; Bentley ; Farnham; Officers' Club House; Depot. Miles, 321. Partly main road, and partly second-class road. The gradients are severe between Hungry Hill and Dares Farm.

ROUTE V1.—Date, 8th March, 1909 : Route V. reversed. Miles, 321. Lunch at Odiham, The George Hotel. Hill climb front road T, just before Dares Farm, to Heath House cross roads.

ROUTE VI I.—Date, 9th March, 1909: Depot; Officers' Club House; Farnham; Farnham Common ; Millbridge ; Fren sham Pond; Churt ; Beacon Hill; Hindhead cross roads; Mostly second-class road, severe gradients. Hill climb from near Red Lion Public House to the top of H indhead. Common; Wyke Church; Christmaspie ; Ch. Wanlx)rough; Hog's Back Cross Roads; Runfold; Hale; Officers' Club House; DepSt. Miles, 171.

Red Lion Public House on main road, half-mile east of Thursley, and return same route. Miles, 33i. ROUTE 1:I ll.—Date, loth March, 1909: Depot; North Camp Hotel; North Camp Railway Station; Ash

Mostly second-class roads, and a por tion third-class, with the exception of the hill climb from Ch. Wanborough to Hog's back cross roads, the gradients arc not severe. Brake tests will be carried out on the Ch. Wanborough Hill after the hill climb. Lunch, after return to depot.

Date, r rth March, 1909 : Crosscountry trials, Long Valley.


Organisations: Wyke Church
People: Ash Mostly, Miles

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