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1922 Road Lists/Northern Ireland Class I

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Northern Ireland's road list were first published in December 1923, over two weeks, in the Belfast gazette. They were ordered by authority, with the six county councils and the County Borough of Londonderry publishing a week before the County Borough of Belfast.

This list lists them in numerical order, merging the different authorities' accounts of the road, in order to present them in a consistent way with the British roads lists.

Number Route Notes
A1 A1 Belfast (Donegall Sq N from East frontage of Donegall Place, Donegall Sq West, Bedford Street, Dublin Road, Bradbury Place, Lisburn Road to City Boundary) via Lisburn, Banbridge and Newry to Dundalk and Dublin. Ended at the border near Newry.
A2 Coast Road: Londonderry (Limavady Road, Bond's Hill, Duke Street, John Street, Foyle Street, Strand Road, Buncrana Road) via Belfast (Shore Road from City Boundary, York Road, Whitla Street, Garmoyle Street, Corporation Street, Victoria Street to Upper Ann St, Queen's Bridge, Bridge End, Newtownards Road, Holywood Road to City Boundary) and Bangor to Donaghadee; Clough via Newcastle and Kilkeel to Newry. Large gap between Donaghadee and Clough; spur via Culmore came later .
A3 Belfast via Lisburn, Moira, Lurgan, Portadown and Armagh to Monaghan. Always started in Lisburn and never reached Belfast. Included the detached sections in Fermanagh.
A4 Belfast via Portadown, Dungannon and Enniskillen to Manorhamilton and Sligo. Always started in Portadown and never reached Belfast. Ballynarry - Ballygawley now largely B34.
A5 Londonderry (Victoria Road) via Strabane, Omagh, Aughnacloy to Monaghan and Dublin Ended at the border near Monaghan.
A6 Belfast (Donegall Place, Royal Avenue, Upper Donegall Street, Clifton Street, Antrim Road to City Boundary) via Antrim, Toome Bridge, Maghera, Dungiven and Claudy to Londonderry (Spencer Road, Dungiven Road, Clooney Terrace). Dungiven - Claudy route now B74.
A7 Belfast via Saintfield to Downpatrick. Always started in Carryduff and never reached Belfast.
A8 Belfast via Ballynure to Larne Always started in Newtonabbey and never reached Belfast. Southernmost section now B56.
A20 Belfast (Donegall Square South, May Street, Oxford Street from May Street to East Bridge Street, East Bridge Street, Albertbridge Road to Newtownards Road, Upper Newtownards Road to City Boundary) via Newtownards to Portaferry
A21 Bangor via Newtownards and Saintfield to Ballynahinch.
A22 Belfast via Comber and Killyleagh to Downpatrick.
A23 Belfast (Castlereagh Street, Castlereagh Road) to Ballygowan
A24 Belfast (Victoria Street from Ann Street to Cromac Street, Ormeau Road to City Boundary) via Ballynahinch to A25 at Clough .
A25 Strangford via Downpatrick, Castlewellan, Rathfriland, Newry and Newtownhamilton to Castleblayney Ended at the border
A26 Banbridge via Lurgan, Antrim, Ballymena and Ballymoney to Coleraine Lurgan - Antrim route now B12/lost under airport runway
A27 Newry via Tanderagee to Portadown Northernmost section now B78
A28 Newry via Markethill, Armagh, Augher and A4 to Enniskillen Ended on the A4 at Augher. Auchnacloy - Augher now B128.
A29 Portrush via Coleraine, Cookstown, Dungannon, Armagh and Keady to Dundalk Ended at the border. Cookstown - Dungannon now B520/A45.
A30 Lisburn to Glenavy for Antrim Ended at Glenavy
A31 Moneymore (A29) Via Magherafelt and Castledawson to A6 Northernmost section now A54
A32 Omagh, Trillick, and Enniskillen to Longford Ended at the border, some distance from Longford. Now re-routed via Irvinestown.
A33 Clones to Newtownbutler (connects A3 and A34). Ended at the border and never reached the A3. Now part of A34.
A34 Enniskillen via Lisnnskea and Newtownbutler to Cavan. Ended at Wattlebridge and never reached Cavan. Enniskillen - Lisnaskea now B514; Newtownbutler - Wattlebridge now B533.
A35 Enniskillen via Irvinestown, Kesh and Pettigo to Donegal Ended on the border at Pettigo. Enniskillen - Irvinestown now part of A32
A36 Ballymena to Larne Westernmost section now part of A26
A37 Limavady to A29 for Coleraine
A37 Dundalk via Castleblayney to Londonderry Only consisted of a short section of road through Cullaville and reached none of these places. First duplicate number in the whole UK - was there little communication? Also in the wrong part of the country for that number!
A38 Strabane to Lifford Eastern half now unclassified
A39 Lisnaskea to Maguiresbridge (connects A34 and A4) Now part of A34
A500 Belfast: from A6 to A2 (York Street) Southern half now unclassified, northern half part of A2
A501 Belfast: from A6 to A2 (Castle Place, High Street) Extended west in late 20s. Original section now unclassified

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