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From:  Belper (SK350475)
To:  Higham (SK390592)
Distance:  8.3 miles (13.4 km)
Meets:  A609, B6374, A610, B6016, B5035, A615, A61
Old route now:  A615
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B6013 Belper - Fourlane Ends
(A615) Fourlane Ends
B6013 Fourlane Ends - Higham

The B6013 is a road linking Belper with Higham in Derbyshire, almost linking the A61 with the A6.

Buckland Hollow

Starting at a T-Junction with the A609 (just 500 yards short of the A6) in the centre of Belper, the B6013 climbs out of town along Chesterfield Road. After a short distance the road passes St Peter's parish church on the left hand side. After climbing for approximately 1 mile through the suburbs of Belper the route reaches open countryside and before long we can enjoy NSL. Soon the road enters the village of Heage. Here we come to a right-hand bend where we have to perform a TOTSO to the left; the main route becoming the B6374 to Ripley. As we exit Heage we go past Heage Windmill, a recently restored six-sailed windmill. Shortly after this we descend down a steep hill at Buckland Hollow, before we TOTSO with the A610.

The route follows the A610 eastwards for 90 yards, and then the B6013 turns left at a set of traffic lights to regain its number. The road passes through Derbyshire farmland until we reach the village of Oakerthorpe. Here a number of routes converge and we firstly see the B5035 shooting off to the left towards Crich; shortly after this there is a set of lights where the A615 joins us from Alfreton on the right-hand side, and then multiplexes with our route for a few hundred yards before leaving us to the left to continue on its route into Matlock. The numbering anomaly occurs here owing to the fact the A615 is a relatively recent arrival in the area; before the construction of the M1 this junction was a staggered crossroads where the B5035 crossed the B6013. The road continues through the countryside before reaching the villages of Shirland and Higham. The route finally ends in Higham at a T-junction with the A61.

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