A1 Landmarks: Fascinating Points Along the Route by James Clark PDF

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 path it nonetheless in part follows; a dwelling and respiring entity, it really is in a continuing nation of flux in an try and accommodate an ever-increasing move of site visitors. For the observant vacationer and lover of structure, paintings, engineering and heritage, the area of the A1 will end up to be an incredibly worthwhile surroundings. utilized by tens of millions of motorists on a daily basis, and at the doorstep of hundreds of thousands, a lot of its landmarks are a well-recognized sight to people who commute alongside or dwell 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 mammoth smooth wind generators, there are recognized works of public artwork designed to be seen via the passing visitor, elaborately adorned city pubs and centuries-old lodges which are a legacy of the training period. For these humans intrigued by means of those constructions, this ebook will try to shed a few gentle on their earlier, current and future.

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