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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 street, whose path it nonetheless partly follows; a residing and respiring entity, it truly is in a relentless kingdom of flux in an try to accommodate an ever-increasing move of site visitors. For the observant tourist and lover of structure, artwork, engineering and background, the area of the A1 will turn out to be an incredibly worthwhile atmosphere. utilized by tens of hundreds of thousands of motorists each day, and at the doorstep of hundreds of thousands, a lot of its landmarks are a well-known sight to those that go back and forth 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 vast sleek wind generators, there are recognized works of public paintings designed to be seen through 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 publication will try and shed a few gentle on their previous, current and future.

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