A1 Landmarks: Fascinating Points Along the Route by James Clark

By James Clark

The A1, Britain’s longest numbered street, is a ribbon of tarmac that stretches for 396 miles and threads its method into the guts of 2 nice capital towns. it's a direct descendant of the nice North street, whose path it nonetheless in part follows; a dwelling and respiring entity, it really is in a relentless nation of flux in an try and accommodate an ever-increasing circulate of site visitors. For the observant tourist and lover of structure, artwork, engineering and background, the region of the A1 will turn out to be a shockingly lucrative atmosphere. utilized by tens of hundreds of thousands of motorists each day, and at the doorstep of thousands, lots of its landmarks are a well-known sight to those that commute alongside or reside close to it. From medieval church buildings to twentieth-century nuclear strength stations, 100-metre-tall brutalist tower blocks to fragile timber-framed dwellings and from picturesque windmills to formations of colossal smooth wind generators, there are well-known works of public paintings designed to be considered by way of the passing traveler, elaborately embellished city pubs and centuries-old resorts which are a legacy of the training period. For these humans intrigued through those constructions, this ebook will try to shed a few gentle on their earlier, current and future.

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A1 Landmarks: Fascinating Points Along the Route

The A1, Britain’s longest numbered street, is a ribbon of tarmac that stretches for 396 miles and threads its means into the center of 2 nice capital towns. it's a direct descendant of the nice North highway, whose path it nonetheless partly follows; a dwelling and respiring entity, it's in a continuing kingdom of flux in an try and accommodate an ever-increasing move of site visitors.

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