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

By James Clark

The A1, Britain’s longest numbered street, is a ribbon of tarmac that stretches for 396 miles and threads its method into the center of 2 nice capital towns. it's a direct descendant of the nice North highway, whose direction it nonetheless partly follows; a dwelling and respiring entity, it's in a relentless kingdom of flux in an try and accommodate an ever-increasing stream of site visitors. For the observant traveler and lover of structure, artwork, engineering and historical past, the area of the A1 will turn out to be an incredibly profitable atmosphere. utilized by tens of hundreds of thousands of motorists on a daily basis, and at the doorstep of hundreds of thousands, lots of its landmarks are a well-known sight to people who trip 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 enormous sleek wind generators, there are recognized works of public artwork designed to be considered through the passing vacationer, elaborately adorned city pubs and centuries-old hotels which are a legacy of the training period. For these humans intrigued through those buildings, this publication will try to shed a few mild on their previous, current and future.

Show description

Read Online or Download A1 Landmarks: Fascinating Points Along the Route PDF

Best travel in the united kingdom books

Understanding the Castle Ruins of England and Wales: How to Interpret the History and Meaning of Masonry and Earthworks

Medieval castles weren't simply showcases for the royal and robust, they have been additionally the centerpieces of many people’s day-by-day lives. A commute advisor in addition to a ancient textual content, this quantity appears to be like at castles not only as ruined structures, yet as a part of the cultural and scenic panorama. The 88 photos illustrate different architectural strategies and chateau positive aspects mentioned within the textual content.

The C2C Cycle Route: The Coast to Coast bike ride (Cicerone Guides)

Advisor to the a hundred and forty mile Coast to Coast (C2C) Sustrans cycle path, around the united kingdom, from Whitehaven or Workington to Tynemouth or Sunderland. It takes in a few of northern England's best surroundings on cycle paths, wooded area tracks and minor roads, with off-road recommendations and a range of taster day rides additionally defined within the publication.

Walking in County Durham (Walking Guides)

Guidebook of strolling and biking routes in County Durham. The forty day-walks, ranging among three and eleven mile in size, discover all corners of this assorted county. the chosen walks soak up highlights corresponding to Beamish, Durham urban, Tan Hill and excessive strength. that includes OS mapping, step by step path descriptions, in addition to info at the background of the zone, the guidebook information every little thing you want to stroll within the zone.

111 Places in Liverpool that you shouldn't miss

Liverpool's exact heritage as a world port and a cultural melting pot has given it a personality all its personal. the town has produced track that conquered the area and is domestic to extra old constructions than the other British city outdoors London. It gains magnificant cathedrals and plenty of global recognized museums.

Extra info for A1 Landmarks: Fascinating Points Along the Route

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.25 of 5 – based on 19 votes