SP0500 : A stretch of empty road on A419

taken 4 years ago, near to Preston, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

A stretch of empty road on A419
A stretch of empty road on A419
Towards Cirencester.
The A417/A419 Trunk Route
One of the few new cross-country routes created in recent years, the A417 and A419 together form a strategic link between the M4 (junction 15) with the M5 at Gloucester (junction 11A). The major new dual-carriageway route connects Swindon, Cirencester, Cheltenham and Gloucester, and longer distances destinations via the two motorway corridors.

When it was first designated in 1922, the A419 ran from Hungerford, Berkshire, to Gloucester. The section from Cirencester to Gloucester was renumbered the A417 before the Second World War, and the A419 was extended from Cirencester to Stroud. The A417 is a 96 mile trunk road between Streatley in Berkshire to Hope Under Dinmore in Herefordshire.


LinkExternal link cbrd Motorway database
LinkExternal link Wikipedia (A417)
LinkExternal link Wikipedia (A419)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Road (from Tags)
A419 
Near (from Tags)
Preston 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0516 0083 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:42.3711N 1:55.6036W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0534 0049
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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