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A759

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A759
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Kilmarnock (NS426377)
To:  Troon (NS320310)
Distance:  10 miles (16.1 km)
Meets:  A735, B7081, B7064, B751, B750, B730, A78, B746, B749
Former Number(s):  B750, A78
Primary Destinations
Highway Authorities

East Ayrshire • South Ayrshire

Traditional Counties

Ayrshire

Route outline (key)
A759 Kilmarnock – Troon

Route

The A759 connects the Ayrshire town of Kilmarnock with the coast. Originally numbered B750, the road was given Class I status in the late 1920s.

Kilmarnock – Troon

The route starts on the south western edge of the Kilmarnock town centre one-way system at the junction of the A735 (St Marnock Street and John Finnie Street) and the B7081 (Portland Road).

From here it heads south west as Dundonald Road through the Mount area of Kilmarnock. It then passes under the A71 to a roundabout and heads north for a very short distance (crossing a railway line) to a junction with the B7064 (which provides access to the A71) where it turns to head south west once more.

Well trimmed hedge on the A759

Leaving Kilmarnock behind, the A759 passes the Moorfield Industrial Estate and meets the B751; both routes multiplex, turning south through the village of Gatehead as Main Road, then Milton View, crossing a railway line again at a level crossing and then crossing the River Irvine.

The B751 diverges to head south and the A759 continues south west, passing the B750 and then the B730 at Dundonald. A couple of miles later it passes under the A78 at what is almost a dumbbell junction: slip roads provide access to and from the southbound A78 only; access to and from the northbound A78 is provided at the next junction to the north of here, reached via an unclassified road running parallel to the A78.

Now heading south along the pre-bypass A78, parallel to that road's present course, the A759 meets and multiplexes with the B746 at Barassie Road end and passes through the village of Loans as Main Street. The B746 continues to the south along the former A78 and the A759 heads west as Dundonald Road into Troon, passing the Muirhead district and the old Troon railway station, before passing under a railway line (to the current Troon railway station). From here it heads south west again as Portland Street, meeting the B746 once more, and ending at a junction with the B749 at Troon Cross.




A759
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Well trimmed hedge on the A759 - Geograph - 130309.jpgJunction between the B750 and the A759 - Geograph - 178489.jpgGatehead level crossing.jpgKilmarnock 1960 - Coppermine - 22846.jpg
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