SK1171 : A6

taken 1 year ago, near to Blackwell, Derbyshire, Great Britain

A6
A6
The A6 near Blackwell.
The A6
The A6 is Britain's fourth longest road and one of the main historic north-south roads in England. It currently runs for 299 miles from Luton in Bedfordshire to Carlisle in Cumbria, although it formerly started at a junction with the A1 at Barnet.

Running north west from Luton, the road travels through Bedford, bypasses Rushden, Kettering and Market Harborough, continues through Leicester, Loughborough, Derby and Matlock before going through the Peak District to Bakewell, Buxton, Stockport, Manchester, Salford, Pendleton, Irlams o' th' Height, Pendlebury, Swinton, Walkden, Little Hulton, Bolton, Chorley, Preston, Lancaster, Kendal and Penrith before reaching Carlisle.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 10 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1179 7194 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.6612N 1:49.4870W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 11980 71833
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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