This article is about the original A1041, assigned to an unbuilt road between Middlesbrough and Redcar.
For the current A1041 between Selby and East Cowick, see A1041
.For the defunct A1041, now A614, between Goole and Holme upon Spalding Moor, see A1041 (Goole - Holme)
In the original 1922 road numbering, A1041 was allocated to a then-unbuilt route in the extreme north of Yorkshire, between Middlesbrough and Redcar.
It opened as A1085, the number that it still holds today, although the extreme west is now part of the A172.