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A928

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A928
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From:  Todhills (NO423401)
To:  Kirriemuir (NO384539)
Distance:  10.4 miles (16.7 km)
Meets:  A90, A94, A926, B957
Former Number(s):  A926
Highway Authorities

Angus

Traditional Counties

Angus

Route outline (key)
A928 Todhills - Kirriemuir

The A928 is a reasonably short A-road in west Angus, which provides the most direct route between Dundee and Kirriemuir.

The road starts on the A90 just below its summit as it crosses the Sidlaw Hills at an at-grade junction with a gap in the central reservation. It climbs further to its own summit at Lumley Den, where it winds through this narrow gap in the ridge, emerging to a stunning view north across Strathmore. The summit itself is open heathery moorland, but the road soon dips back down to the top fields of this fertile valley, enjoying a long straight as it descends steadily down the flank of Laidloon Hill. The road continues northwest through the fields to Milton of Ogilvie, where it turns north, becoming windier and more undulating as it bypasses Charleston (as it always has) and drops through woodland to the Glamis Bypass.

Bridgend

The junction with the A94 bypass is a staggered crossroads, with the A928 dog-legging to the right before passing through the centre of the pretty estate village. This includes a short section along Dundee Road that was once a multiplex along the pre-bypass A94 but priorities have (presumably) been changed and the A928 now has priority. After skirting around the western side of the grounds of Glamis Castle (of Macbeth and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother fame) the road dips down to cross the Dean Water at Bridgend, then continues north and crosses a dismantled railway line. This section of the route comprises a series of short straights between fields, but there are a couple of sharper bends to look out for. The road starts climbing again, and Kirriemuir comes in to view at the end of a long undulating straight.

The town is entered as Glamis Road, and maintains priority as it crosses the A926 which has been moved out of the town centre. Originally the A928 ended on the original route of the A926 at the top of Glamis Road but when the A926 was re-routed the A928 was extended along that road's former route, down Bellies Brae, to the High Street, where it ends on the B957 one-way system. This happened between 1988 and 1993.

The 1922 MOT Road List defines this route as: Todhills - Glamis - Kirriemuir





A928
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Bridgend - Geograph - 172888.jpgHeading downhill to Glamis.jpgThe top of the A928.jpgA928 south of Roundyhill.jpgA928 southbound at Roundyhill.jpeg
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