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B4211
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From:Hartpury (SO796270)
To:Great Malvern (SO775459)
Via:Upton-upon-Severn
Length:17.7 miles (28.5 km)
Meets: A417, B4213, A438, A4104, B4209, B4424, B4208, A449
Former Number(s):B4213, A440, A4532
Highway Authorities

Gloucestershire • Worcestershire

Traditional Counties

Gloucestershire • Worcestershire

Route outline (key)
B4211 Hartpury - Upton upon Severn
(A4104) Upton upon Severn
B4211 Upton upon Severn - Barnard's Green
(B4208) Barnard's Green
B4211 Barnard's Green - Great Malvern
Corse Lawn

The B4211 is a largely rural B-road, mostly in Worcestershire.

The road starts, however, in Gloucestershire, on the A417 between Hartpury and Staunton. It heads northeast and after a short distance the B4213 multiplexes with it for a few hundred yards.

After entering Worcestershire the B4211 goes through Corse Lawn before reaching the A438. The original line of the road is straight ahead but a short bypass has been built to increase the size of a garden. The B4211 thus crosses the A438 by a short multiplex or long staggered crossroads, depending on your point of view. Actually, the A438 was the original southern end of the B4211; it was extended south to the A417 (then numbered B4214) in the late 1920s.

Continuing north, the B4211 goes under the M50 and then through Longdon and Longdon Heath before reaching a T-junction on the A4104. This is the original northern end of the road but it was extended in the 1960s when the A440 was abolished. Therefore the road multiplexes along the A4104 into Upton upon Severn. On Church Street that road turns right at a mini-roundabout to cross the river and the B4211 continues on, along the former route of the A440.

The road follows the River Severn upstream - although given that the road is straighter than the river they are often some distance from each other. At the far end of Hanley Castle the B4209 is met. The next village is Rhydd, where the B4211 TOTSOs left, the road ahead being the B4424.

The B4211 now heads westwards towards the Malvern Hills and its terminus at their foot. After entering the Malvern urban area it reaches the B4208 which is the dominant number in a short multiplex through Barnard's Green to a gyratory. The section ahead was renumbered A4532 when the A440 was downgraded - but that road no longer exists and so the B4211 continues on along Barnard's Green Road. It crosses the Hereford to Worcester railway line before climbing Church Street. After passing the Priory the road splits, with both forks joining the A449. The road ends here.



B4211
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B4211 approaches junction with B4209 (C) Stuart Logan - Geograph - 3461816.jpgB4211, Rhydd - Geograph - 1566768.jpgCorse Lawn - Geograph - 303618.jpgCorse Lawn - Geograph - 565218.jpgThe top end of Church Street, Great... (C) Bob Embleton - Geograph - 1363092.jpg
Other nearby roads
MalvernA4104 • A4105 (Malvern) • A440 (Pershore - Great Malvern) • A449 • A4532 • A48 • B4209 • B4210 (Worcestershire) • B4217 (Malvern) • B4218 • B4219 • B4232 • B4503 • T78 (Britain) • The Wyche
B4200 – B4299
B4200 • B4201 • B4202 • B4203 • B4204 • B4205 • B4206 • B4207 • B4208 • B4209 • B4210 • B4211 • B4212 • B4213 • B4214 • B4215 • B4216 • B4217 • B4218 • B4219
B4220 • B4221 • B4222 • B4223 • B4224 • B4225 • B4226 • B4227 • B4228 • B4229 • B4230 • B4231 • B4232 • B4233 • B4234 • B4235 • B4236 • B4237 • B4238 • B4239
B4240 • B4241 • B4242 • B4243 • B4244 • B4245 • B4246 • B4247 • B4248 • B4249 • B4250 • B4251 • B4252 • B4253 • B4254 • B4255 • B4256 • B4257 • B4258 • B4259
B4260 • B4261 • B4262 • B4263 • B4264 • B4265 • B4266 • B4267 • B4268 • B4269 • B4270 • B4271 • B4272 • B4273 • B4274 • B4275 • B4276 • B4277 • B4278 • B4279
B4280 • B4281 • B4282 • B4283 • B4284 • B4285 • B4286 • B4287 • B4288 • B4289 • B4290 • B4291 • B4292 • B4293 • B4294 • B4295 • B4296 • B4297 • B4298 • B4299
Earlier iterationsB4200 • B4207 • B4210 • B4217 • B4218 • B4223 • B4226 • B4230 • B4232 • B4234 • B4237 • B4239 • B4242 • B4245 • B4247 • B4253
B4258 • B4260 • B4261 • B4264 • B4267 • B4269 • B4271 • B4279 • B4282 • B4284 • B4285(N) • B4285(S) • B4288 • B4289 • B4293 • B4294 • B4297 • B4298 • B4299