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From:  Longniddry (NT446763)
To:  East Linton By Pass (NT598771)
Via:  Drem, East Fortune, East Linton
Distance:  11.3 miles (18.2 km)
Meets:  A198, A6137, B1345, B1347, B1407, A199
Highway Authorities

East Lothian

Traditional Counties

East Lothian

Route outline (key)
B1377 Longniddry - East Fortune
(B1347) East Fortune
B1377 East Fortune - East Linton Bypass

The B1377 is a largely rural B-road in East Lothian, which loosely follows the East Coast Main Line between Longniddry and East Linton.

East of Drem

The route starts at a mini-roundabout on the A198 outside the station on the eastern edge of Longniddry. It heads east between the station car parks and a strip of woodland before curving slightly away from the railway as it passes a farm. There is then a brief run across open fields with the railway off to the right as far as Spittal, where the road curves back and the line is crossed. The bridge is a long skew and different styles of parapet suggest that the line of the road has been straightened. Indeed, the road used to have to dogleg across the tracks here, with the road past the houses being the original alignment. With the line now a little off to the left, the route now curves gently across fields to a roundabout at Ballencrieff, where the A6137 is crossed. The route then climbs past a row of cottages, although most of the houses lie off to the right. For the next mile the B1377 meanders through the fields on the south side of the railway, before a more obvious zigzag takes it back across the tracks just before it enters Drem.

Drem is a small village, most of which lies off to the north. There is a fiveways junction by the station, where the main road curves to the north, becoming the B1345, while the B1377 takes the second right as it TOTSOs just after the entrance to the station car park. After passing a few more houses, road and railway line run alongside each other once more, although there is a short detour to cross over the North Berwick Branch Line. The railway now heads almost due east, while the road meanders a little on its northern side and after a mile or so it reaches a T-junction on the B1347. The B1377 then multiplexes south with the B1347, passing under the railway to a junction with the B1343. Here the multiplex turns east to another junction where the B1347 TOTSOs right and the B1377 continues ahead into East Fortune. The route narrows as it passes through the hamlet, with East Fortune Airfield lying off to the right. Properties are strung along the roadside for some distance, many of them hidden in trees. The last few houses lie beyond yet another railway bridge over the ECML.

Beyond the bridge, the route follows a long straight eastwards, straying further from the railway than at any other point. At the end it again has to TOTSO right at a crossroads from where a series of straights continue south then south east across fields to climb over a low hill and descend into East Linton. Modern housing estates spread out to the right, mostly hidden behind walls and hedges, while a row of bungalows stands on the left of Drylaw Terrace. Older stone houses then line both sides as the route curves into the village centre on Browns Place. The B1407 comes in from the left and multiplexes with the B1377 through the village centre. High Street is lined with some lovely old stone buildings as it curves and climbs gently past a scattering of shops into The Square. Here it becomes Bridge Street and squeezes through a narrow pinch point before widening out again.

A T-junction marks the original eastern end of the B1377 on the pre-bypass A1. However, the B1377 now TOTSOs left here onto Mill Wynd while the B1407 turns off to the right on Station Road, immediately passing under the prominent railway bridge. Mill Wynd winds round to cross the old, narrow stone East Linton Bridge over the River Tyne before becoming much wider and curing alongside the railway one last time. A short straight run leads to the route's end at the Phantassie Roundabout on the A199.


The route was originally unclassified but gained its present number in the mid-1920s, and is first shown on the 1927 revision of the MOT map. By 1932 the original East Linton bypass had opened, and so the B1377 was extended the short distance along Mill Wynd, the former A1, to Phantassie. The roundabout was added in 2006, after the new A1 bypass was built in 2004.

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The B1377 road to Drem - Geograph - 836319.jpgCottages near Prora Farm - Geograph - 836329.jpgOld bridge over the Tyne (C) kim traynor - Geograph - 3601601.jpgChance Inn Bridge, where the Redhouse burn flows under the B1377 - Geograph - 1262443.jpg
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