Travel In The United Kingdom

New PDF release: A1 Landmarks: Fascinating Points Along the Route

By James Clark

ISBN-10: 1445654504

ISBN-13: 9781445654508

The A1, Britain’s longest numbered highway, 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 good North highway, whose course it nonetheless partly follows; a residing and respiring entity, it really is in a relentless country of flux in an try to accommodate an ever-increasing stream of site visitors. For the observant visitor and lover of structure, paintings, engineering and heritage, the region of the A1 will turn out to be an incredibly lucrative setting. utilized by tens of millions of motorists on a daily basis, and at the doorstep of thousands, lots of its landmarks are a well-recognized sight to those that trip alongside or stay 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 enormous sleek wind generators, there are recognized works of public paintings designed to be seen via the passing visitor, elaborately adorned city pubs and centuries-old motels which are a legacy of the training period. For these humans intrigued by means of those buildings, this booklet will try to shed a few gentle on their previous, current and future.

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