Great-north-road sentence example

great-north-road
  • When the site of the Great North Road was altered, towards the end of the 11th century, a bridge was built across the Ure, about half a mile above the Roman bridge at Aldborough, and called Burgh bridge or Ponteburgem.
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  • The importance of the place arises from its command of the great north road from Egypt, Palestine and Damascus by the Orontes valley.
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  • The Great North Road passes through Highgate, which is supposed to have received its name from the toll-gate erected by the bishop of London when the road was formed through his demesne in the 14th century.
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