Historic Coaching Inns of the Great North Road (Paperback)

Roger Protz


The Great North Road is part of British folklore, the Route 66 of Britain, except instead of gas stations and diners we have magnificent coaching inns, part of the living history of our islands. Taking in the history of these buildings (including a chapter on highwaymen, who often concealed themselves in secret rooms and tunnels in these inns,) as well as the literature that has celebrated them - from Charles Dickens through to J B Priestley - Roger Protz describes these coaching houses with an expert and discerning eye, producing not only a great pub guide but a gazetteer of the history and culture that are draped along this iconic road.

Product Details

  • Product code: AYQZH
  • ISBN: 9781852493394
  • Publisher: CAMRA Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 14.9cm x 21.0cm
  • Pages: 224
  • Publish date: Mon Apr 24 00:00:00 BST 2017
  • Book points: 11


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