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Following the Great North Road

(2015)
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From the Romans to the present day the Great North Road has carried travellers between London and Edinburgh. Roman emperors, Samuel Pepys, Dick Turpin and Jane Austen are only a few of famous and infamous travellers who passed along this iconic route.
Despite bypasses, dual carriageways and concrete the old road remains to be explored and this guide is for any curious traveller who wants to break the monotony of a long drive by discovering the picturesque towns and curious byways on this route through British history. With it you can travel in the wheel tracks of coach passengers in the early 19th century, before the railway and the motorcar changed travel for ever.

    

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Kindle Editions

January 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Following the Great North Road: A Guide for the Modern Traveller
Author(s): Louise Allen
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Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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