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By James Clark

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 nice North street, whose path it nonetheless in part follows; a residing and respiring entity, it really is in a continuing nation of flux in an try to accommodate an ever-increasing movement of site visitors. For the observant visitor and lover of structure, artwork, engineering and background, the region of the A1 will turn out to be an incredibly profitable surroundings. 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 shuttle 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 great glossy wind generators, there are well-known works of public artwork designed to be seen by way of the passing visitor, elaborately embellished city pubs and centuries-old hotels which are a legacy of the training period. For these humans intrigued by means of those buildings, this booklet will try and shed a few gentle on their earlier, current and future.

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