SS6024 : Minor road at Little Weir: descent to the A377

taken 4 years ago, near to Umberleigh, Devon, Great Britain

Minor road at Little Weir: descent to the A377
Minor road at Little Weir: descent to the A377
Minor road descends to Pound Lane End, the A377. This is the former B3227: once a new alignment was built to the north, this short section of old road was rendered one way downhill.
Minor roads at Little Weir
The minor roads from Pound Lane End (the A377 former turnpike up the Taw valley) to the B3227 at the foot of Easter Hill, are the former B3227 Umberleigh-Torrington road and a spur to the north. Before the new alignment of the B3227 was built in the early 1970s, these were the main roads to Atherington and Torrington (although Rock Hill provided the most direct, if steep, route up from the south). Once the new alignment of the B3227 was built, the county council made a traffic regulation order to make the old road from the south one way (i.e. uphill only), to prohibit right turns into it from the north, and to exclude all motor vehicles from the entire length of roads except for access.
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6069 2409 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:59.9574N 3:59.2021W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6067 2410
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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