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From:  Ochiltree (NS507211)
To:  Auchinleck (NS553216)
Distance:  3.2 miles (5.1 km)
Meets:  A70, B7083
Highway Authorities

East Ayrshire

Traditional Counties


Route outline (key)
B7036 Ochiltree - Auchinleck

The B7036 is a short rural road in east Ayrshire.



The route starts by turning off the A70 Main Street in the centre of Ochiltree. The A70 here has to navigate a long bend in and out of the village, with the junction therefore being a sharp fork off the crest of the bend. The B7036 then heads east along the traffic-calmed Mill Street to cross a wide bridge over the Lugar Water on the edge of town. The original bridge is a short distance to the left, now closed to vehicular traffic. A left-hand bend then turns the route in a northerly direction and it climbs a little across fields to a junction that looks like a crossroads on the map, although the B7036 does not give way as it turns right. To the left are the grounds of Auchinleck House, home of the Boswells, one of whom was Dr Johnson's biographer. It then continues eastwards along a straight road and pass the Barony A Frame (a preserved mine headgear) on the right, with a large modern sawmill opposite.

The long straight continues eastwards across the fields to go under the A76 and enter Auchinleck. There's no junction here but the left turn immediately after the bridge allows traffic to reach the main road without passing through the village. Now following the residential Barony Road, the B7036 slowly curves south eastwards as it heads into town between predominantly modern housing. After a small block of trees on the right, a small industrial estate sits on part of the old old mine workings, with another headgear visible to the back. Barony Road then bears sharply left by the church onto Church Hill, and the route ends at traffic lights on the B7083 (pre-bypass A76) a short distance later.


The route was originally unclassified but had gained its number by 1932. The Lugar Water Bridge Diversion at Ochiltree was a 0.4 mile road and new bridge and was completed in 1962 per the 1962 Scottish Development Department Report. The old road is still open as far as the old bridge, as the eastern end of Mill Street, providing access to a handful of houses and a sports ground. The remainder is now a footpath.

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