Renumbering:A30 1 April 1933
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Diversion of the Great South West Road (A30)
Diversion of the Great South West Road (A30) between Basingstoke and Lopcombe Corner; re-numbering of alternative London - Exeter route via Andover - Amesbury - Wincanton and Ilminster and re-arrangement of ancillary classified routes. Effective as from April 1st 1933.
A30 London - Lands End
To Leave the present line of Route at the eastern end of Basingstoke Bypass road and proceed via the Bypass Road and along the present Route A33 to the "Wheatsheaf" Inn; thence via Route B3379 (including short section of A34 at Sutton Scotney and A3057 at Stockbridge) to a junction with Route A341 at Stockbridge, and continuing along Route A341 to a junction with the old line of A30 at Lopcombe Corner.
The superseded section of Route A30 through Basingstoke, Whitchurch and Andover to Lopcombe Corner to be re-numbered as follows:-
(For signposting purposes at the junction of Hackwood Road and London Road, Basingstoke, this section will be indicated as A30).
(b) From a junction with Wote Street, Basingstoke via Winchester Street to a junction with Sarum Hill, Basingstoke ... A33
(e) From the junction of Weyhill Road and Salisbury Road, Andover via St John's Cross and Middle Wallop to Lopcombe Corner ... A343.
A33 (Southampton - Riseley Common)
(a) The section between the western end of Basingstoke Bypass to a junction with the present Route B3379 at the "Wheatsheaf" Inn to be re-numbered A30 (b) Winchester Street, Basingstoke (ex A30) from a junction with Sarum Hill to a junction with Wote Street to be included in Route A33.
A34 (Winchester - Oxford)
A36 (Southampton - Avonmouth)
A37 (Portland - Bristol)
London Street and London Road, Basingstoke from a junction with Wote Street (A33) to the eastern end of the bypass to be re-numbered A339 as a branch or spur of that route. (For signposting purposes at the junction of Hackwood Road and London Road, Basingstoke, this section will be indicated as A30).
A341 (Winchester - Lopcombe Corner)
A342 (Worthy Down - Chippenham (Derry Hill))
To commence at the junction with Route A344 at Weyhill. The superseded section of this route between Worthy Down and Andover to be re-numbered as follows:-
A343 (Andover - Newbury)
A344 (Weyhill - Heytesbury)
To commence at the junction with the Mere - Wincanton Road (A3036) at Stonehenge. The superseded section of this route between Weyhill and the new commencing point at Stonehenge to be re-numbered A303.
A357 (Lydlinch Common - Shepton Mallet)
A358 (Yeovil - Williton)
To commence at a junction with Route A35 east of Colyford, and to proceed northward over the line of route hitherto numbered A374 via Axminster and Chard to a junction with the present line of A358 at Horton, Continuing thence northward to Taunton and Williton heretofore. The Superseded section of Route A358 between Yeovil and Horton Inn to be re-numbered as follows:-
A359 (Yeovil - Nunney Catch)
A360 (Stapleford - Devizes)
A374 (Colyford - Horton Inn (Ilminster))
The whole of this route to be re-numbered as A358.
A3036 (Stonehenge - Petherton Bridge)
The whole of this route to be re-numbered as A303.
A3057 (Southampton - Andover)
(b) Route A3057 to be extended from present termination at junction with A342 east of Goodworth Clatford, northward over line of A342 to a new termination at the junction of London Street, High Street and Bridge Street, Andover.
A3079 (Horton - W. Of Yarcombe)
The whole of this route to be re-numbered A303.
B3049 (Micheldever Station - Andover)
This route number to be limited to the short section between Micheldever Station and the junction with Route A30 (ex B3379). The remainder of Route B3049 to its termination in Andover to be elevated to Class I and re-numbered A303.
B3379 (North Weltham - Stockbridge)
The whole of this route to be elevated to Class I and re-numbered A30.
New Route Numbers
A303 (West of Micheldever - West of Yarcombe)
Commencing at the present junction of Route B3049 and B3379 west of Micheldever Station and following the line of road numbered B3049 via Bullington Cross and Harewood Forest to a junction with A30 in Andover, continuing via London Road, London Street, Bridge Street and Weyhill Road, Andover to Weyhill, thence via Amesbury, Winterbourne Stoke, Wylye, Chicklade, Mere, Wincanton, Sparkford, Ilchester, Petherton Bridge, Ilminster, Broadway Hill and Marsh to a junction with A30 at Woods Common, west of Yarcombe.
A3088 (Yeovil - Petherton Bridge)
This route number is assigned to the section of A358 from the present commencing point in Yeovil westward via Preston Plucknett and Montacute to a junction with Route A303 (ex A3036) at Petherton Bridge.
B3400 (Basingstoke - Andover)
This royte number is assigned to the superseded section of A30 from its present junction with Route A33 at Sarum Hill and Winchester Street, Basingstoke westward via Overton and Whitchurch to a junction with the present B3049 at Andover.
B3420 (Worthy Down - South of Andover)
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