Geo-Trips :: Going to the wedding

Guisborough

A drive from Brentwood, Fri, 7 Oct 2011 by Robin Webster

The last 250 of a 425 image trip, image 1 of 425 being about the M25/A12 junction. The actual trip started in Sussex.

On the map below, the grey line is the GPS track from this trip. Click the blue circles to see a photograph taken from that spot and read further information about the location. The blue lines indicate the direction of view. There is also a slideshow of this trip. ( )

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SE4335 : A1(M) - junction 44 in 1 1/2 miles by Robin Webster
A1(M) - junction 44 in 1 1/2 miles
The northbound carriageway is separated from the southbound here, as a merging... more

SE4336 : A1(M) junction 43 by Robin Webster
A1(M) junction 43
This is a merging junction with the M1 and there are no decisions for northbound... more

SE4337 : A1(M) - junction 44 in 1/2 mile by Robin Webster
A1(M) - junction 44 in 1/2 mile
A slightly misleading sign, as the road number straight ahead is given as just A1,... more

SE4338 : A1(M) junction 44 by Robin Webster
A1(M) junction 44
The inside lane has been marked for the junction divergence, and the gantry at the... more

SE4339 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
Just past the exit slip road for junction 44, but before the joining one.

SE4340 : A1(M) - junction 44 bridges by Robin Webster
A1(M) - junction 44 bridges
These carry the roundabout on the A64.

SE4341 : A1(M) - maintenance sign by Robin Webster
A1(M) - maintenance sign
The blue sign informs us that this section of road is maintained by Connect M1 -... more

SE4241 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
One of the prefabricated concrete gantries characteristic of this section is at... more

SE4242 : A1(M) - bridge, Brabham by Robin Webster
A1(M) - bridge, Brabham
The bridge gives private access to Bowcliffe Hall and some other premises. It also... more

SE4243 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
The fencing on the far side of the road is to reduce noise transmission to a... more

SE4143 : A1(M) - junction 45 in 1 mile by Robin Webster
A1(M) - junction 45 in 1 mile
The power pole apparently on the hard shoulder ahead is actually in the adjacent... more

SE4144 : A1(M) - Clifford Moor by Robin Webster
A1(M) - Clifford Moor
The sign advises junction 45 is 1/2 mile ahead. The black at the top of the view... more

SE4145 : A1(M) - exit at junction 45 by Robin Webster
A1(M) - exit at junction 45
For Wetherby and the A659.

SE4045 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
The slip road from junction 45 joins at the left.

SE4046 : A1(M) - Tiredness can kill take a break by Robin Webster
A1(M) - Tiredness can kill take a break
When the sun shines the North of England can look quite nice.

SE4047 : A1(M) - bridge to Grange Park by Robin Webster
A1(M) - bridge to Grange Park
The bridge gives access to sports fields and Wetherby Grange.

SE4148 : A1(M) - York Road bridge, Wetherby by Robin Webster
A1(M) - York Road bridge, Wetherby
Formerly the main road to York from Wetherby, now declassified after the building... more

SE4149 : A1(M) junction 46 by Robin Webster
A1(M) junction 46
The newish B1224 connection from this junction provides a route to York bypassing... more

NZ4300 : Baulk Bridge by Robin Webster
Baulk Bridge
Over the rather small River Wiske.

NZ4200 : Construction site entrance, East Harsley by Robin Webster
Construction site entrance, East Harsley
Right on the edge of the village, a little residential building work is going on.

SE4299 : East Harsley by Robin Webster
East Harsley
This principal residential road in the village might be called The Beeches or... more

SE4499 : A19 - 47 miles to the Tyne Tunnel by Robin Webster
A19 - 47 miles to the Tyne Tunnel
The road has just passed under the flyover for the diverging A172, which was my... more

SE4498 : A19 - 1/4 mile to A172 exit by Robin Webster
A19 - 1/4 mile to A172 exit
This should have been my turning, but feeling certain that a place as big as... more

SE4497 : A19 - Tyne Tunnel 48 by Robin Webster
A19 - Tyne Tunnel 48
The brown sign directs to Mount Grace Priory, an ancient monument.

SE4496 : A19 - exit to A684 by Robin Webster
A19 - exit to A684
The A684 passes under the A19 just ahead of the lorry.

SE4395 : Layby on A19 by Robin Webster
Layby on A19
A secluded stopping place.

SE4394 : A19 - turning for Kirby Sigston by Robin Webster
A19 - turning for Kirby Sigston
Also for Northallerton, but there are better ways of getting there.

SE4393 : A straight on the A19 by Robin Webster
A straight on the A19
Was this a Roman road?

SE4392 : A19 - a long view ahead by Robin Webster
A19 - a long view ahead
Was this a Roman road?

SE4391 : A19 northbound by Robin Webster
A19 northbound
A road of long straights and views ahead.

SE4390 : A19 - reduce speed now by Robin Webster
A19 - reduce speed now
The crossroads is for a minor lane. The way the A19 intersects the lane suggests... more

NZ4501 : Kilton House by Robin Webster
Kilton House
By the A172. The minor road from Ingleby Arncliffe joins.

NZ4601 : Clouds over the fence by Robin Webster
Clouds over the fence
By the A172. The blue coach was to feature in the view for some distance.

NZ4702 : A172, Swainby by Robin Webster
A172, Swainby
The loop road seems to be the course of a lane that the A172 replaced.

NZ4802 : A172, Gold Hill by Robin Webster
A172, Gold Hill
The small wood does not seem to have a name, but an appropriate one would be Gold... more

NZ4803 : A172 - Gold Hill loop road, east end by Robin Webster
A172 - Gold Hill loop road, east end
The west end is at Swainby.

NZ4904 : Grove Cottages by Robin Webster
Grove Cottages
On the delightfully named Sexhow Lane.

NZ5005 : Blue coach on A172 by Robin Webster
Blue coach on A172
The blue coach was behind an articulated lorry moving rather slowly, and the road... more

NZ5006 : Woodland by A172 by Robin Webster
Woodland by A172
A narrow shelter belt for the grounds of Busby House.

NZ5107 : Horses by the A172 by Robin Webster
Horses by the A172
Several tethered horses were happily grazing the wide verge.

NZ5207 : A172 crosses the River Leven by Robin Webster
A172 crosses the River Leven
The willow trees betray the presence of water.

NZ5308 : View from the A173 by Robin Webster
View from the A173
On the left, the conical shape which looks like a huge slag heap distantly from... more

NZ5408 : Blue coach on A173 by Robin Webster
Blue coach on A173
Watsons Executive Travel, but with a school bus sign in the window.

NZ5409 : View from the A173 by Robin Webster
View from the A173
The North Yorkshire Moors form the high ground, falling away to the north apart... more

NZ5509 : A173 - following a blue coach by Robin Webster
A173 - following a blue coach
The clipped hedge is that of the farmstead of East Angrove.

NZ5510 : The Buck, Great Ayton by Robin Webster
The Buck, Great Ayton
The A173 threads through the picturesque village.

NZ5511 : Great Ayton by Robin Webster
Great Ayton
The old village has been much increased by newer housing such as on the left on... more

NZ5611 : A173 leaves Great Ayton by Robin Webster
A173 leaves Great Ayton
Fields on the left, the last of the housing on the right.

NZ5612 : A173 passes Roseberry Topping by Robin Webster
A173 passes Roseberry Topping
The striking outlier of the North Yorkshire Moors peaks at 320 m.

NZ5712 : Entering Newton under Roseberry by Robin Webster
Entering Newton under Roseberry
A very small village, but a largish car park on the right for walkers up and... more

NZ5713 : Village green and bus shelter, Newton under Roseberry by Robin Webster
Village green and bus shelter, Newton under Roseberry
A colourful flowerbed in the afternoon sun

NZ5714 : High Farm by Robin Webster
High Farm
The A173 passes.

NZ5814 : A173 passes Pinchinthorpe House by Robin Webster
A173 passes Pinchinthorpe House
The low buildings are, or were, the stables.

NZ5815 : By the old station by Robin Webster
By the old station
The road is descending from a hump bridge over an abandoned railway, now used as a... more

NZ5915 : Entering Guisborough by Robin Webster
Entering Guisborough
The sign claims "Ancient capital of Cleveland".

NZ6015 : Westgate, Guisborough by Robin Webster
Westgate, Guisborough
The main street of the town with the centre ahead.

NZ6115 : Guisborough town centre by Robin Webster
Guisborough town centre
A bustling small town. The 93 bus is going to the much larger town of Middlesbrough.

SE4150 : A1(M) - Loshpot Lane bridge by Robin Webster
A1(M) - Loshpot Lane bridge
At 38 miles to Scotch Corner.

SE4151 : A1(M) - Wetherby Lane bridge by Robin Webster
A1(M) - Wetherby Lane bridge
The lane from Cowthorpe to the old Great North Road and thence to Wetherby.

SE4153 : A1(M) - A168 bridge, Walshford by Robin Webster
A1(M) - A168 bridge, Walshford
The fencing on the left shields Walshford from traffic noise.

SE4152 : A1(M) crossing River Nidd valley by Robin Webster
A1(M) crossing River Nidd valley
Photographing you photographing me photographing you!

SE4154 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
A featureless stretch of road.

SE4155 : A1(M) - signs nearing junction 47 by Robin Webster
A1(M) - signs nearing junction 47
A choice of going up in the air or down underground!

SE4156 : A1(M) junction 47 by Robin Webster
A1(M) junction 47
The sign says the essentials.

SE4057 : A1(M) north of junction 47 by Robin Webster
A1(M) north of junction 47
The entering slip road is tailing off at the left.

SE4058 : A1(M) - Mill Hill by Robin Webster
A1(M) - Mill Hill
A rise evidently favoured for a windmill in the past, but now for a... more

SE4059 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
A rather boring stretch of road.

SE4061 : A1(M) - Marton Lane bridge by Robin Webster
A1(M) - Marton Lane bridge
Traffic building up, but seemingly only bunching.

SE4062 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
Traffic observation cameras are looking at both carriageways.

SE3963 : A1(M) - 1 mile to junction 48 by Robin Webster
A1(M) - 1 mile to junction 48
The sign says it all.

SE3964 : A1(M) approaching junction 48 by Robin Webster
A1(M) approaching junction 48
A6055 (at first) to Boroughbridge, Ripon and Dishforth.

SE3965 : A1(M) under the bridge near Boroughbridge by Robin Webster
A1(M) under the bridge near Boroughbridge
The road across the top is shy about its name.

SE3866 : A1(M) - approaching the River Ure bridge by Robin Webster
A1(M) - approaching the River Ure bridge
Heading north.

SE3867 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
There is a warning sign about skidding ahead, why should this be on a fairly new road?

SE3868 : A1(M) - B6265 bridge by Robin Webster
A1(M) - B6265 bridge
Recently relaid tarmac here would explain the skidding hazard sign further back.

SE3869 : A1(M) approaching the Moor Lane bridge by Robin Webster
A1(M) approaching the Moor Lane bridge
The display on the sign cannot be fully captured at 1/500 s shutter speed.

SE3870 : A1(M) - for Teeside Airport follow ... by Robin Webster
A1(M) - for Teeside Airport follow ...
Approaching junction 49.

SE3771 : A1(M) junction 49 by Robin Webster
A1(M) junction 49
Will that lorry fit under?

SE3772 : Leaving the A1(M) at junction 49 by Robin Webster
Leaving the A1(M) at junction 49
The sign says A168, but motorway continues for about 2 km, so is this strictly a... more

SE3672 : Bridge at A1(M) junction 49 by Robin Webster
Bridge at A1(M) junction 49
The motorway spur to the A168 passes under the main A1(M), which shortly to the... more

SE3773 : A168 bridge over A168 route by Robin Webster
A168 bridge over A168 route
The road ahead still has motorway status for a short distance, so is it a side... more

SE3873 : A168 road maintenance sign by Robin Webster
A168 road maintenance sign
The sign says it all.

SE3974 : A168 - A167 junction by Robin Webster
A168 - A167 junction
The A167 peels off to the left.

SE4075 : A168 near Topcliffe by Robin Webster
A168 near Topcliffe
Studying the map, the junction ahead is not really necessary, but it does enable... more

SE4076 : A168 northbound by Robin Webster
A168 northbound
Or north-east-bound to be more precise. That decorated continental lorry ahead... more

SE4177 : Tree by the A168 by Robin Webster
Tree by the A168
Beyond, but in the next square, is a Little Chef.

SE4178 : A168 - 200 m to Thirsk exit by Robin Webster
A168 - 200 m to Thirsk exit
The B1448 takes the old route into the centre of Thirsk, the A168 now bypasses it.

SE4279 : A168 - layby on the bend by Robin Webster
A168 - layby on the bend
Assuming there is no bias in the car and camera trim (far from certain) then the... more

SE4380 : A168 - 1/2 mile to A19 junction by Robin Webster
A168 - 1/2 mile to A19 junction
The yellow speck in the road, apparently associated with a damp trail, seems to be... more

SE4381 : A168 - A170 turning by Robin Webster
A168 - A170 turning
If you wanted the A170, you've just missed it, as the slip road is that on the... more

SE4481 : Passing from the A168 to the A19 by Robin Webster
Passing from the A168 to the A19
At this partly grade separated junction of the A168, A19 and A170, the major route... more

SE4285 : Trees by the A19 by Robin Webster
Trees by the A19
Just north of the settlement of North Kilvington.

SE4482 : A170 bridge over A19 by Robin Webster
A170 bridge over A19
Skirting round Thirsk, which is to the left.

SE4383 : A19 - Stoneybrough Lane bridge by Robin Webster
A19 - Stoneybrough Lane bridge
A public bridleway and farm access bridge.

SE4284 : A19 - Green Lane bridge by Robin Webster
A19 - Green Lane bridge
A public bridleway and access to Thornbrough House and farmland.

SE4286 : Pylon by the A19 by Robin Webster
Pylon by the A19
Powerlines heading north to a substation at Stockton on Tees.

SE4287 : Small  tree by the A19 by Robin Webster
Small tree by the A19
There are not many other significant features along this stretch.

SE4387 : A19 at turning for Knayton and Borrowby by Robin Webster
A19 at turning for Knayton and Borrowby
By luck, overtaking enabled a shot in SE4387. The grid line runs down the white... more

SE4388 : A19 northbound by Robin Webster
A19 northbound
The small yellow posts on the verge appear to have flashes on them, normally... more

SE4389 : A19 northbound by Robin Webster
A19 northbound
A few trees add to the scenery.

NZ6216 : Terrace, Gisborough Hall Hotel by Robin Webster
Terrace, Gisborough Hall Hotel
Also a function venue.

SE4298 : Jubilee Plantation by Robin Webster
Jubilee Plantation
Reference to old maps suggests this was planted and named for Queen Victoria's... more

SE4398 : Sheep by Stoney Lane by Robin Webster
Sheep by Stoney Lane
The high ground of the North Yorkshire Moors tails off in the distance.

SK7568 : Bridge over A1 by Robin Webster
Bridge over A1
A farm bridge, which may have seen some additional use from oil wells in the area.

SE4728 : A1(M) - junction 42 in 1/2 mile by Robin Webster
A1(M) - junction 42 in 1/2 mile
For the A63.

SE4727 : A1(M) near Fairburn by Robin Webster
A1(M) near Fairburn
The gantry is at 1 mile to junction 42 for the A63. Beyond is Lunnfields Lane bridge.

SE4726 : A1(M) near Water Fryston by Robin Webster
A1(M) near Water Fryston
The fence at the left is to shield the hamlet from some of the effects of the motorway.

SE4625 : Sign gantry and bridge over A1(M) by Robin Webster
Sign gantry and bridge over A1(M)
Heading north.

SE4724 : A1(M) junction 41 by Robin Webster
A1(M) junction 41
The link from the southbound A1(M) to the westbound M62 passes over the northbound A1(M).

SE4723 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
200 yards to M62 turn off at junction 41.

SK7074 : A1 - 50 limit 1/4 mile ahead by Robin Webster
A1 - 50 limit 1/4 mile ahead
A rather bendy stretch with a lot of side turnings is ahead.

SE4395 : A19 - right turn for Thimbleby ahead by Robin Webster
A19 - right turn for Thimbleby ahead

SE4498 : A19 - exit for A172 by Robin Webster
A19 - exit for A172
This should have been my turning, but feeling certain that a place as big as... more

SE4285 : A19 - Moorhouse Lane turning ahead by Robin Webster
A19 - Moorhouse Lane turning ahead
There is also a turning for Chapel Farm before Moorhouse Lane, but only the one sign.

SK7273 : A1 approaching Markham Moor junction by Robin Webster
A1 approaching Markham Moor junction
The near bridge is for farm purposes, it also carries a public footpath.

SK7272 : A1 - 1/2 mile to Markham Moor junction by Robin Webster
A1 - 1/2 mile to Markham Moor junction

SK7372 : A1 heading north by Robin Webster
A1 heading north
A lay-by is on the left, a handy feature of the A1.

SK7568 : Bridge over A1 by Robin Webster
Bridge over A1
Weston Road crosses.

SK7668 : Bridge over A1 by Robin Webster
Bridge over A1
A farm bridge, which may have seen some additional use from oil wells in the area.... more

SK7667 : Bridge over A1 by Robin Webster
Bridge over A1
This carries Wadnal Lane, at this point a farm track and public bridleway.

SK7766 : A1 heading north by Robin Webster
A1 heading north

SK7964 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
On the near left and right are the parapets of a skew bridge over the East Coast... more

SK7964 : Bridge over A1 by Robin Webster
Bridge over A1
Ossington Road crosses. There is an interchange here.

SK8254 : A1 - turn off for Coddington by Robin Webster
A1 - turn off for Coddington
But only if your vehicle is less than 7.5 t.

SK8254 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
38 miles to Doncaster.

SK8155 : A1 - 1/2 mile to the A46 junction by Robin Webster
A1 - 1/2 mile to the A46 junction

SK8056 : A1 in Trent Valley by Robin Webster
A1 in Trent Valley
The road ramps up slightly to bridge the river and the parallel railway.

SK8057 : A1 - lay-by just ahead by Robin Webster
A1 - lay-by just ahead
Frequent lay-bys are a handy feature of the A1.

SK7957 : A1 heading north by Robin Webster
A1 heading north
Near South Muskham.

SK7958 : A1 - junction for B6325 by Robin Webster
A1 - junction for B6325
Just past the slip road, the A1 rises to pass over the roundabout.

SK8061 : A1 - Church Lane bridge, Cromwell by Robin Webster
A1 - Church Lane bridge, Cromwell
A public footpath and farm access, also access to Cromwell Lock on the Trent.

SE4382 : A19 - maintained by Autolink by Robin Webster
A19 - maintained by Autolink
On the Thirsk bypass.

SE4283 : A19 - sign for A168 turn off by Robin Webster
A19 - sign for A168 turn off
The sign is just north of a bridge over Upsall Lane.

SE4499 : A172 connection from and to northbound A19 by Robin Webster
A172 connection from and to northbound A19
It passes over the A19 round the bend.

SE4499 : A172 connection from and to northbound A19 by Robin Webster
A172 connection from and to northbound A19
Round the bend the connections to the northbound and southbound A19 merge into a... more

SE4499 : A172 looking north by Robin Webster
A172 looking north
Just after its flying junction with the A19.

NZ4400 : A172 near Ingleby Cross by Robin Webster
A172 near Ingleby Cross
The road now completely avoids Ingleby Cross, where the buildings are beyond the... more

NZ4400 : A172 near Ingleby Cross by Robin Webster
A172 near Ingleby Cross
The old route of the road passed through Ingleby Cross, a short distance to the left.

NZ4602 : Road sign on A172 by Robin Webster
Road sign on A172

NZ4804 : A172 heading north by Robin Webster
A172 heading north

NZ4904 : A172 traffic by Robin Webster
A172 traffic
Looking north.

NZ5005 : A172 near Carlton in Cleveland by Robin Webster
A172 near Carlton in Cleveland
Alum Beck is crossed about where the lorry is.

NZ5107 : Layby on A172 by Robin Webster
Layby on A172
Just before the Stokesley bypass and the old road through the village part company.

NZ6216 : Whitby Lane at 21 miles to Whitby by Robin Webster
Whitby Lane at 21 miles to Whitby
The wall of Gisborough Hall is on the left.

NZ6216 : Whitby Lane by Robin Webster
Whitby Lane
Skirting the grounds of Gisborough Hall to the left.

NZ6216 : Whitby Lane by Robin Webster
Whitby Lane
The entrance to Gisborough Hall Hotel is on the left.

NZ6216 : Drive to Gisborough Hall Hotel by Robin Webster
Drive to Gisborough Hall Hotel
Hotel, function and conference centre.

NZ6115 : Westgate, Guisborough by Robin Webster
Westgate, Guisborough
The main street.

NZ6115 : Westgate, Guisborough by Robin Webster
Westgate, Guisborough
The main street.

NZ6115 : Westgate, Guisborough by Robin Webster
Westgate, Guisborough
The main street.

NZ6115 : Westgate, Guisborough by Robin Webster
Westgate, Guisborough
The main street.

NZ6115 : Westgate, Guisborough by Robin Webster
Westgate, Guisborough
The main street.

NZ5714 : High Farm by Robin Webster
High Farm
The A173 passes.

NZ5713 : Reduce speed now on A173 by Robin Webster
Reduce speed now on A173
The trees surround the grounds of Pinchinthorpe House.

NZ5713 : A173 heading north by Robin Webster
A173 heading north
Just north of Newton under Roseberry.

SE4497 : A19 heading north by Robin Webster
A19 heading north
Turning for Mount Grace Priory ahead.

SE4496 : A19 heading north by Robin Webster
A19 heading north
Turning for Osmotherley ahead. This is actually the A684 junction, as indicated on... more

SE4396 : A19 heading north by Robin Webster
A19 heading north
The tree on the left, probably a willow, is by a drain crossing.

SE4391 : A19 heading north by Robin Webster
A19 heading north
Cotcliffe Bank is the minor road to the left.

SE4390 : A19 heading north by Robin Webster
A19 heading north

SE4389 : A19 heading north near Borrowby by Robin Webster
A19 heading north near Borrowby
A little way ahead Goat Lane passes under the A19.

SE4284 : A19 heading north by Robin Webster
A19 heading north
Just past the A168 turn off. The sign is some way past the divergence of the slip... more

SE4383 : A19 heading north by Robin Webster
A19 heading north
Approaching the A168 turn off.

SE4381 : A168/A19 heading north by Robin Webster
A168/A19 heading north
At this junction, which is also with the A19 from York to the south, the road... more

SK6975 : Northbound A1 at B6387 junction by Robin Webster
Northbound A1 at B6387 junction
The B road crosses on the bridge.

SE4821 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
Near Darrington.

SE4821 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
Grovehall Lane bridge is ahead.

SE4722 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
1 mile to the M62 junction, with Ferrybridge power station dominating the view.

SE4722 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
The bridge ahead carries the M62, which makes a junction with the A1(M) some way beyond.

SE4722 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
Approaching the M62 junction.

SE4723 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
1/2 mile to the M62 turn-off. The Ferrybridge power station chimneys are framed by... more

SE4625 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
The vehicle ahead is joining from the M62 slip road.

SE4726 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
The power line is heading away from Ferrybridge power station.

SE4727 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
The power lines are heading away from Ferrybridge power station.

SK7273 : A1 nearing junction at Markham Moor by Robin Webster
A1 nearing junction at Markham Moor
Formerly a roundabout, now a grade separated junction.

SK7273 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Markham Moor junction is some way ahead, and the sign is for the more local roads... more

SK7074 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
B6387 turn-off 1/2 mile ahead.

SK6975 : A1 northbound - speed camera warning by Robin Webster
A1 northbound - speed camera warning
No idle threat.

SK6975 : A1 speed camera by Robin Webster
A1 speed camera
On a length subject to a 50 mph speed limit.

NZ5712 : Rosebury Topping by Robin Webster
Rosebury Topping
A view from the lay-by car park on the A173.

TL1591 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
On mile to junction 17.

TL1592 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
Junction 17 for the East of England Showground.

TL1592 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
Junction 17 for Peterborough Services, among other places.

TL1592 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
Junction 17 ahead.

TL1493 : A1(M) northbound by Robin Webster
A1(M) northbound
The exit slip road for junction 17 is off to the left.

TL1493 : A1(M) junction 17 by Robin Webster
A1(M) junction 17
The slip road from the A1(M) northbound to A1139 (A605) eastbound crosses. This... more

TL1494 : North end of southern section of A1(M) by Robin Webster
North end of southern section of A1(M)
After junction 17, the road continues as the A1, reduced from six lanes to four.

TL1394 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Avoiding Peterborough and its environs, which are off to the right.

TL1395 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Petrol at 137.9 p/l on the left.

TL1395 : A1 northbound at A605 bridge by Robin Webster
A1 northbound at A605 bridge

TL1296 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
In fact the road is veering towards the west here, as it keeps to the south side... more

TL1296 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
The site of the Roman town of Durobrivae is to the right of the road.

TL1196 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Right turn for Water Newton ahead.

TL1097 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Water Newton and an earlier route of the Great North Road is off to the right.

TF0502 : A1 northbound, Wittering by Robin Webster
A1 northbound, Wittering
RAF Wittering ahead.

TF0502 : A1 northbound, Wittering by Robin Webster
A1 northbound, Wittering
The turning for the village. The RAF station is further ahead.

TF0601 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Layby ahead. A frequent feature of the non-motorway parts of the A1.

TF0700 : A1 northbound near Thornhaugh by Robin Webster
A1 northbound near Thornhaugh
A layby, a frequent feature of the non-motorway parts of the A1.

TF0503 : A1 northbound, Wittering by Robin Webster
A1 northbound, Wittering
Just past the RAF Wittering entrance, its bus shelter is on the left.

TF0403 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
The White Water Brook is crossed in the dip, apparently it is in an unobtrusive culvert.

TF0403 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Heading up from crossing the White Water Brook.

TF0304 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Advance warning of an A16 weight limit in Stamford.

TF0304 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Approaching the B1081 turning for Stamford, except for HGVs.

TF0304 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Turning and newish bridge for B1081 to Stamford. There was formerly a roundabout here.

TF0305 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
South of Warren Road bridge.

TF0205 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Passing through the parish of Wothorpe.

TF0205 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Descending gently to cross the River Welland.

TF0105 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
In the River Welland valley. In the foreground is a bridge over a railway.

TF0106 : A1 approaching A6121 turning by Robin Webster
A1 approaching A6121 turning
The slip road is just starting to the left of the truck.

TF0106 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
The A6121 bridge.

TF0106 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
A606 junction 1/2 mile ahead.

TF0007 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
The A606 bridge.

TF0007 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Descending into the valley of the River Gwash.

SK9320 : A1 northbound layby by Robin Webster
A1 northbound layby
A very straight section of road, following the Roman Ermine Street.

SK9321 : A1 northbound at Bull Lane by Robin Webster
A1 northbound at Bull Lane
The turning for North Witham and Gunby.

SK9322 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
A very straight section of road, following the Roman Ermine Street.

SK9322 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
A very straight section of road, following the Roman Ermine Street.

SK8443 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
The bridge to Long Bennington.

SK8443 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Long Bennington exit ahead.

SK8442 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
One of the many useful lay-bys on the non-motorway parts of the A1.

SK8542 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Foston By-pass.

SK8542 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Foston By-pass.

SK8642 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Near The Firs.

SK8741 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound

SK8741 : A1 at Toll Bar Road turning by Robin Webster
A1 at Toll Bar Road turning

SK8840 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
One of the many useful lay-bys on the non-motorway parts of the A1.

SK8839 : Newish bridge over A1, Gonerby Moor by Robin Webster
Newish bridge over A1, Gonerby Moor
A newish road arrangement here, replacing a roundabout that was some way off to the right.

SK8839 : A1, Gonerby Moor by Robin Webster
A1, Gonerby Moor
A new grade separated junction for the B1174, formerly there was a roundabout... more

SK8839 : A1 northbound, Gonerby Moor by Robin Webster
A1 northbound, Gonerby Moor
Here the road veers away to the left onto a new alignment avoiding a roundabout.

SK8838 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
Services ahead - they are at Gonerby Moor.

SK8838 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
A slip road from Thorns Farm trails in at the left.

SK8837 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
On the section bypassing the old Great North Road route through Grantham.

SK8836 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
On the section bypassing the old Great North Road route through Grantham.

SK8836 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
A52 bridge.

SK8836 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
A52 junction ahead.

SK8935 : A1 - Low Road bridge by Robin Webster
A1 - Low Road bridge
A rather elegant design for a bridge carrying an ordinary two lane road.

SK8934 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
On the section bypassing the old Great North Road route through Grantham.

SK9034 : A1 northbound by Robin Webster
A1 northbound
A607 exit for Grantham.

TQ5692 : M25 crosses A12 by Robin Webster
M25 crosses A12
Heading north at junction 28.

TQ5494 : M25 anticlockwise by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise
Cresting the hill, Havering Plain.

TQ5395 : M25 anticlockwise by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise
Approaching the Horseman Side bridge.

TQ5395 : M25 anticlockwise - Horseman Side bridge by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise - Horseman Side bridge
There is a temporary looking sign on the bridge: 'Wattons Green', a hamlet off to... more

TQ5395 : M25 anticlockwise by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise
No worries worth flagging up so far.

TQ5395 : M25 anticlockwise by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise
On the left are steps down, apparently to a culvert under the road.

TQ5296 : M25 anticlockwise by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise
No worries worth flagging up so far.

TQ5296 : M25 anticlockwise by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise
Approaching the Murthering Lane bridge.

TQ5296 : M25 anticlockwise by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise
Murthering Lane bridge.

TQ5197 : M25 anticlockwise by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise
Crossing the River Roding.

TQ5197 : M25 anticlockwise by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise
No worries worth flagging up so far.

TQ5097 : M25 anticlockwise by Robin Webster
M25 anticlockwise
A Maersk Sealand container overtakes an AMCO Logistics lorry.

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