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Re: A689 – A1(M) to Sedgefiel…
by Bryn666 View the latest post
Fri Jan 28, 2022 23:47
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A859 (Callanish - Barvas) :
According to the 1922 Road Lists, the A859 (the highest numbered A8xx road in the original allocation) originally connected the A858 at Callanish to the A857 at Barvas, a job now done quite happily by the A858 itself.
It seems a mystery as to why this route was allocated its own number, meaning that the three original Class I roads in the Western Isles formed a circuit on Lewis, with the A859 meeting
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