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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 center of 2 nice capital towns. it's a direct descendant of the nice North street, whose course it nonetheless in part follows; a dwelling and respiring entity, it's in a relentless nation 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 heritage, the region of the A1 will end up to be an incredibly lucrative surroundings. utilized by tens of millions of motorists each day, and at the doorstep of thousands, lots of its landmarks are a well-known sight to those that trip 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 great smooth wind generators, there are well-known works of public paintings designed to be considered through the passing visitor, elaborately embellished city pubs and centuries-old lodges which are a legacy of the training period. For these humans intrigued by means of those buildings, this booklet will try to shed a few mild on their prior, current and future.

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