Lincoln was a key staging post for the Romans as they pushed north following the invasion of AD43. It was a focus of the Roman Road network and was a primary...


York Minster


York Minster history spans two millennia and provides direct linkage from Roman times to the present. Its history parallels that of the Great North Road...

York Minster2024-01-17T16:33:40+00:00

Buckden Palace


Buckden Palace sits directly alongside the Great North Road. In medieval times it straddled the road in Buckden with the Bishop’s Palace and Little Park to...

Buckden Palace2023-06-27T11:36:01+00:00

St Paul’s Cathedral


Saint Paul's Cathedral is not “on” the Great North Road – more one of its “bookends”. However, whether you define the London end of the road...

St Paul’s Cathedral2024-01-16T17:15:23+00:00

Sawtry Abbey


The site of Sawtry Abbey is squeezed between the Great North Road and the east coast mainline railway. Not far away you can find Monks Wood and Abbots.....

Sawtry Abbey2021-02-11T09:55:45+00:00
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