B1165 (Eye - Crowland)
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|Distance:||4.8 miles (7.7 km)|
|Route outline (key)|
The B1165 was the direct route from Eye, Northamptonshire, to Crowland, Lincolnshire.
It started on the pre-bypass A47 in the middle of Eye and headed roughly north, more-or-less straight. It passed several farms but no places of any size until it entered the village of Crowland. It zigzagged through the village streets, running along Reform Street before ending on the B1040 in the middle of the village.
The road was seen as important from the beginning and so was upgraded to become part of the A1073 in the 1920s.
With the recent building of the new A16 parallel to the ex-B1165 the road was declassified in 2011.