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Great North Road (Great Britain)

Index Great North Road (Great Britain)

The Great North Road was the main highway between London and Scotland. [1]

91 relations: A1 road (Great Britain), A10 road (England), A1000 road, A151 road, Alconbury, Aldersgate, Baldock, Biggleswade, Boroughbridge, Cassandra Clare, Charles Dickens, Chipping Barnet, City Road, Clerkenwell, Clockwork Princess, Coaching inn, Colsterworth, Darlington, Dere Street, Dick Turpin, Dick Whittington and His Cat, Dishforth, Dorothy L. Sayers, Durham, England, Edinburgh, Ermine Street, Ferrybridge, George Hotel, Stamford, Goswell Road, Great Casterton, Great Fire of London, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, Hicks Hall, Highgate, Highwayman, J. B. Priestley, James Boswell, James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, Jeanie Deans, John Nevison, Joseph Quincy Adams Jr., London, Lord Mayor of London, Lord Peter Wimsey, Mail coach, Mark Knopfler, Middlesex, Nevil Shute, Newcastle upon Tyne, North London, ..., Northallerton, Nottingham, Pentonville Road, Post Office Ltd, Ram Jam Inn, Red Bull Theatre, Richard Whittington, River Nene, River Welland, Robert Burns, Rochester, Kent, Roman Ridge, Rookwood (novel), Ruined City, Samuel Johnson, Scotch Corner, Selby, Shangri-La (Mark Knopfler album), Smithfield, London, St. Martin's Le Grand, Stagecoach, Stamford, Lincolnshire, Stilton, Stilton cheese, Sting (musician), Stretton, Rutland, The Angel, Islington, The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond, The Good Companions, The Heart of Midlothian, The Infernal Devices, The Pickwick Papers, Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Upper Street, Walter Scott, Wansford, Cambridgeshire, Welwyn, William Harrison Ainsworth, York, 57th & 9th. Expand index (41 more) »

A1 road (Great Britain)

The A1 is the longest numbered road in the UK, at.

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A10 road (England)

The A10 (in certain sections known as Great Cambridge Road or Old North Road) is a major road in England.

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A1000 road

The A1000 is a main road in the United Kingdom, running north from Highgate, north London for approximately to Welwyn where it joins the A1(M) motorway.

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A151 road

The A151 road is relatively major part of the British road system.

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Alconbury

Alconbury is a village and civil parish in Cambridgeshire, England.

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Aldersgate

Aldersgate is a Ward of the City of London, named after a gate in the ancient London Wall around the City.

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Baldock

Baldock is a historic market town in the local government district of North Hertfordshire in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, England where the River Ivel rises.

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Biggleswade

Biggleswade is a market town and civil parish located on the River Ivel in Bedfordshire, England.

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Boroughbridge

Boroughbridge is a small town and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England.

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Cassandra Clare

Judith Lewis (née Rumelt, born July 27, 1973), better known by her pen name Cassandra Clare, is an American author of young adult fiction, best known for her bestselling series ''The Mortal Instruments''.

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Chipping Barnet

Chipping Barnet or High Barnet is a market town in the London Borough of Barnet, England. It is a suburban development built around a 12th-century settlement, and is located north north-west of Charing Cross, east from Borehamwood, west from Enfield and south from Potters Bar. Its name is very often abbreviated to just Barnet, which is also the name of the borough of which it forms a part. Chipping Barnet is also the name of the Parliamentary constituency covering the local area - the word "Chipping" denotes the presence of a market, one that was established here at the end of the 12th century and persists to this day. Chipping Barnet is one of the highest-lying urban settlements in London, with the town centre having an elevation of about.

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City Road

City Road or The City Road is a road that runs through inner north and central London.

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Clerkenwell

Clerkenwell is an area of central and north London, England.

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Clockwork Princess

Clockwork Princess is the third and final novel in The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare.

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Coaching inn

The coaching inn (also coaching house or staging inn) was a vital part of Europe's inland transport infrastructure until the development of the railway, providing a resting point for people and horses.

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Colsterworth

Colsterworth is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Darlington

Darlington is a large market town in County Durham, in North East England.

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Dere Street

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Dick Turpin

Richard "Dick" Turpin (bapt. 21 September 1705 – 7 April 1739) was an English highwayman whose exploits were romanticised following his execution in York for horse theft.

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Dick Whittington and His Cat

Dick Whittington and His Cat is the English folklore surrounding the real-life Richard Whittington (c. 1354–1423), wealthy merchant and later Lord Mayor of London.

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Dishforth

Dishforth is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England.

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Dorothy L. Sayers

Dorothy Leigh Sayers (13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer and poet.

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Durham, England

Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.

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Ermine Street

Ermine Street is the name of a major Roman road in England that ran from London (Londinium) to Lincoln (Lindum Colonia) and York (Eboracum).

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Ferrybridge

Ferrybridge is a village in West Yorkshire, England.

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George Hotel, Stamford

The George Hotel is a former coaching inn on the route of the Great North Road in St Martin's Without, Stamford, Lincolnshire.

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Goswell Road

Goswell Road is a road in central London.

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Great Casterton

Great Casterton is a village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England.

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Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London from Sunday, 2 September to Thursday, 6 of September 1666.

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Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Hatfield is a town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, in the borough of Welwyn Hatfield.

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Hicks Hall

Hicks Hall (1611–1778) was a building in St John Street, Clerkenwell, London.

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Highgate

Highgate is a suburban area of north London at the north-eastern corner of Hampstead Heath, north north-west of Charing Cross.

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Highwayman

A highwayman was a robber who stole from travellers.

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J. B. Priestley

John Boynton Priestley, OM (13 September 1894 – 14 August 1984), known by his pen name J.B. Priestley, was an English novelist, playwright, scriptwriter, social commentator and broadcaster.

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James Boswell

James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck (29 October 1740 – 19 May 1795), was a Scottish biographer and diarist, born in Edinburgh.

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James Burnett, Lord Monboddo

James Burnett, Lord Monboddo (baptised 25 October 1714; died 26 May 1799), was a Scottish judge, scholar of linguistic evolution, philosopher and deist.

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Jeanie Deans

Jeanie Deans is a fictional character in Sir Walter Scott's novel The Heart of Midlothian.

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John Nevison

John Nevison (1639 – 4 May 1684), also known as William Nevison or Nevinson, was one of Britain's most notorious highwaymen, a gentleman rogue supposedly nicknamed Swift Nick by King Charles II after a renowned dash from Kent to York to establish an alibi for a robbery he had committed earlier that day.

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Joseph Quincy Adams Jr.

Joseph Quincy Adams Jr. (March 23, 1880 – November 10, 1946) was a prominent Shakespeare scholar and the first officially appointed director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. Adams, a scion of the famous Adams family that produced two American Presidents, John Adams and John Quincy Adams, was born in Greenville, South Carolina, the son of a Rev.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Lord Mayor of London

The Lord Mayor of London is the City of London's mayor and leader of the City of London Corporation.

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Lord Peter Wimsey

Lord Peter Death Bredon Wimsey is the fictional protagonist in a series of detective novels and short stories by Dorothy L. Sayers (and their continuation by Jill Paton Walsh).

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Mail coach

In Great Britain, a mail coach was a stagecoach built to a Post Office-approved design operated by an independent contractor to carry long-distance mail for the Post Office.

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Mark Knopfler

Mark Freuder Knopfler, (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer.

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Middlesex

Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.

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Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute Norway (17 January 189912 January 1960) was an English novelist and aeronautical engineer who spent his later years in Australia.

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Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.

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North London

North London is the northern part of London, England.

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Northallerton

Northallerton is a market town and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England.

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Nottingham

Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.

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Pentonville Road

Pentonville Road is a road in Central London that runs west to east from Kings Cross to City Road at The Angel, Islington.

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Post Office Ltd

Post Office Ltd (Swyddfa’r Post Cyf.; Oifis a' Phuist) is a retail post office company in the United Kingdom that provides a wide range of products including postage stamps and banking to the public through its nationwide network of post office branches.

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Ram Jam Inn

The Ram Jam Inn was a pub on the A1 in Rutland, England between Stamford and Grantham.

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Red Bull Theatre

The Red Bull was an in-yard conversion erected as a playhouse in Clerkenwell, London operating during the 17th century.

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Richard Whittington

Sir Richard Whittington (c. 1354–1423) was an English merchant and a politician of the late medieval period.

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River Nene

The River Nene (or: see below) is a river in the east of England that rises from three sources in Northamptonshire.

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River Welland

The River Welland is a lowland river in the east of England, some long.

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Robert Burns

Robert Burns (25 January 175921 July 1796), also known as Rabbie Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire, Ploughman Poet and various other names and epithets, was a Scottish poet and lyricist.

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Rochester, Kent

Rochester is a town and was a historic city in the unitary authority of Medway in Kent, England.

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Roman Ridge

The Roman Ridge is that part of the Roman road of Ermine Street located in the Doncaster area of South Yorkshire, England.

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Rookwood (novel)

Rookwood is a novel by William Harrison Ainsworth published in 1834.

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Ruined City

Ruined City, is a 1938 novel by Nevil Shute, published by Cassell in the UK and in the US under the title Kindling by William Morrow.

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Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson LL.D. (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr.

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Scotch Corner

Scotch Corner is an important junction (now a roundabout interchange) of the A1(M) and A66 trunk roads near Richmond in North Yorkshire, England.

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Selby

Selby is a town and civil parish in North Yorkshire, England.

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Shangri-La (Mark Knopfler album)

Shangri-La is the fourth solo studio album by British singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler, released on 28 September 2004 by Mercury Records internationally and Warner Bros. Records in the United States.

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Smithfield, London

Smithfield is a locality in the ward of Farringdon Without situated at the City of London's northwest in central London, England.

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St. Martin's Le Grand

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Stagecoach

A stagecoach is a four-wheeled public coach used to carry paying passengers and light packages on journeys long enough to need a change of horses.

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Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford is a town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, England, north of London on the A1.

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Stilton

Stilton is a village and civil parish in Cambridgeshire, England, about north of Huntingdon in Huntingdonshire, which is a non-metropolitan district of Cambridgeshire as well as a historic county of England.

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Stilton cheese

Stilton is an English cheese, produced in two varieties: Blue, known for its characteristic strong smell and taste, and the lesser-known White.

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Sting (musician)

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.

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Stretton, Rutland

Stretton is a village and civil parish in the county of Rutland, England, just off the A1 Great North Road.

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The Angel, Islington

The Angel, Islington is a historic landmark and a series of buildings that have stood on the corner of Islington High Street and Pentonville Road in Islington, London, England.

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The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond

"The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond", or simply "Loch Lomond" for short, is a well-known traditional Scottish song (Roud No. 9598) first published in 1841 in Vocal Melodies of Scotland.

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The Good Companions

The Good Companions is a novel by the English author J. B. Priestley.

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The Heart of Midlothian

The Heart of Midlothian is the seventh of Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels.

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The Infernal Devices

The Infernal Devices is a series of novels by author Cassandra Clare, centering on a race called the Shadowhunters introduced in her The Mortal Instruments series.

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The Pickwick Papers

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (also known as The Pickwick Papers) was Charles Dickens's first novel.

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Topcliffe, North Yorkshire

Topcliffe is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Upper Street

Upper Street is the main shopping street of the Islington district of inner north London, and carries the A1 road.

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Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian.

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Wansford, Cambridgeshire

Wansford, sometimes Wansford-in-England is a village just off the Great North Road (A1) near Peterborough and eight miles south of Stamford.

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Welwyn

Welwyn is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England.

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William Harrison Ainsworth

William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 – 3 January 1882) was an English historical novelist born at King Street in Manchester.

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York

York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.

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57th & 9th

57th & 9th is the twelfth solo studio album by British singer-songwriter Sting, his first rock album in 13 years, released on 11 November 2016.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_North_Road_(Great_Britain)

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