|From: || Cold Hesledon (NZ408474) |
|To: || Little Thorpe (NZ419428) |
|Via: || Easington|
|Distance: || 3 miles (4.8 km)|
|Meets: || B1285, B1283, A1086 |
|Former Number(s): || A19|
|Route outline (key)|
||Cold Hesledon - Little Thorpe
The B1432 follows part of the pre-bypass A19 in east Durham.
The road starts on the B1285 just east of the A19 and heads south. This junction was reconstructed in the 1990s; the A19 was until then accessible from here and not further south as is the case today. We head south along the B1432 past an industrial estate and under the A182 before moving away from the A19. After passing the village of Hawthorn we cross a small valley and climb into Easington.
On the near side of town we reach a T-junction on the B1283, which is where we leave the route of the old A19. This road is crossed via a short multiplex to the left, after which the B1432 continues south through town along Thorpe Road. After returning to the fields the road ends at a surprisingly large roundabout on the A1086, suggesting more was planned here at one time.