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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 means into the guts of 2 nice capital towns. it's a direct descendant of the nice North street, whose direction it nonetheless partly follows; a dwelling and respiring entity, it really is in a relentless nation of flux in an try and accommodate an ever-increasing move of site visitors. For the observant traveler and lover of structure, paintings, engineering and heritage, the neighborhood 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-known sight to people who shuttle alongside or stay close to it. From medieval church buildings to twentieth-century nuclear energy stations, 100-metre-tall brutalist tower blocks to fragile timber-framed dwellings and from picturesque windmills to formations of large sleek wind generators, there are well-known works of public paintings designed to be considered by way of the passing tourist, elaborately embellished city pubs and centuries-old resorts which are a legacy of the training period. For these humans intrigued by way of those constructions, this booklet will try and shed a few mild on their previous, current and future.

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