By James Clark

ISBN-10: 1445654504

ISBN-13: 9781445654508

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 highway, whose direction it nonetheless in part follows; a dwelling and respiring entity, it really is in a continuing kingdom of flux in an try and accommodate an ever-increasing circulation of site visitors. For the observant visitor and lover of structure, artwork, engineering and background, the region of the A1 will end up to be an incredibly worthwhile setting. utilized by tens of hundreds of thousands of motorists on a daily basis, and at the doorstep of thousands, a lot of its landmarks are a well-recognized sight to people who go back and forth 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 substantial smooth wind generators, there are well-known works of public artwork designed to be seen by way of the passing vacationer, elaborately adorned city pubs and centuries-old lodges which are a legacy of the training period. For these humans intrigued by way of those constructions, this ebook will try to shed a few mild on their prior, current and future.

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