SO9906 : A417 along Ermin Way

taken 4 years ago, near to Duntisbourne Rouse, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

A417 along Ermin Way
A417 along Ermin Way
The road has rejoined the route of the old Roman road Ermin Way (not to be confused with Ermine Street).
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.


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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)
A417 
Near (from Tags)
Duntisbourne Rouse 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 992 069 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.6632N 2:0.7796W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 994 066
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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