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From:  Corbridge By Pass (NY985653)
To:  Corbridge Station (NY991632)
Distance:  1.4 miles (2.3 km)
Meets:  A69, A68, B6321, B6530, A695
Former Number(s):  A68
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Route outline (key)
B6529 Link in Corbridge
Watling Street

The B6529 follows the original route of the A68 through Corbridge before the latter road was diverted via the bypass in the 1980s.

The road starts at a GSJ where the A68 meets the A69 Corbridge northern bypass and heads south along the original route of the former road. The road soon becomes built-up. After zigzagging onto Watling Street we approach the town centre but are then forced to TOTSO left onto the one-way Hill Street. Watling Street is two-way ahead but only as far as the Market Place, from where the only exit is back the way we came.

Hill Street, signed as part of the B6321, passes the north side of the churchyard and then widens out. As the B6321 comes in from the left we bear right onto the narrow Princes Street to give way at a crossroads. Northbound B6529 traffic takes Middle Street, the road on the right, which soon reaches the Market Place. The road on the left is the B6530 (pre-bypass A69), whilst we continue ahead. At one time this was the extreme bottleneck A68/A69 multiplex (with the former number dominant) whereas now it is the B6321 that is dominant in the multiplex. We cross a long, narrow bridge controlled by traffic lights over the River Tyne to reach a roundabout. The B6321 (ex-A69) bears right whilst our road regains its number by turning left, still following the pre-bypass A68.

We cross a couple of fields to reach a bridge over the Tyne Valley Line, above Corbridge station. We then climb round a couple of bends and end on the A695. That road TOTSOs here, showing the road history in the area.

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B6500 – B6999
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B6520 • B6521 • B6522 • B6523 • B6524 • B6525 • B6526 • B6527 • B6528 • B6529 • B6530 • B6531 • B6532 • B6533 • B6534 • B6535 • B6536 • B6537 • B6538 • B6539
B6540 • B6541 • B6542 • B6543 • B6544 • B6545 • B6546 • B6547 • B6548 • B6549 • B6550 • B6551 • B6552 • B6553 • B6554 • B6555 • B6556 • B6557 • B6558 • B6559
B6560 • B6561 • B6562 • B6563 • B6564 • B6565 • B6566 • B6567 • B6568 • B6569 • B6570 • B6571 • B6572 • B6573 • B6574 • B6575 • B6576 • B6577 • B6578 • B6579
B6580 • B6581 • B6582 • B6583 • B6584 • B6585 • B6586 • B6587 • B6588 • B6589 • B6590 • B6591 • B6592 • B6593 • B6594 • B6595 • B6596 • B6597 • B6598 • B6599
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