SK4826 : The A6

taken 10 months ago, near to Kegworth, Leicestershire, Great Britain

The A6
The A6
The A6 heading toward Kegworth. A new bypass is under construction, so this won't be the A6 for much longer
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.

See LinkExternal link (Wikipedia) and LinkExternal link (SABRE) for more information.
A6 Road
The A6 is one of the main historic north south roads in England. At 299 miles long it is the fourth longest road in the country. It currently runs from Luton in Bedfordshire to Carlisle in Cumbria, although it formerly started at a junction with the A1 at Barnet.
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link
See also LinkExternal link for more route detail.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Roads, Road transport 
Road (from Tags)
A6 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4886 2618 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.8561N 1:16.5740W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 48912 26154
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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