SD5604 : Houses on Warrington Road, Wigan

taken 2 years ago, near to Wigan, Great Britain

Houses on Warrington Road, Wigan
Houses on Warrington Road, Wigan
The A49 is a major road that runs for 158 miles from Bamber Bridge, near Preston, to Ross-on-Wye.

The section north of Warrington is mostly a non-primary road for local traffic, having been largely superseded by the M6 motorway. South of Warrington, the route traverses the Welsh Marches region LinkExternal link , following the hills along the English/Welsh borders although it never actually enters Wales; usually running around ten miles away from the border as it winds its way through Cheshire, Shropshire and Herefordshire although it comes within a couple of miles near Whitchurch. The road is all primary but mainly single carriageway, which means that traffic queues sometimes build up behind tractors or slow-moving goods vehicles. The stretch between the A5 at Shrewsbury and Ross-on-Wye is a trunk road, maintained by the national Highways England.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 October, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 October, 2019
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
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IPhone 7 
Road (from Tags)
A49 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 567 044 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:32.0999N 2:39.2588W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 567 044
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Terraced Houses  Pedestrian Controlled Traffic Lights 

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