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B7077

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B7077
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Genoch Square (NX132558)
To:  Lochans (NX067565)
Via:  West Galdenoch
Distance:  4.3 miles (6.9 km)
Meets:  B7084, A716, A77
Former Number(s):  A757, B736, A715
Highway Authorities

Dumfries and Galloway

Traditional Counties

Wigtownshire

Route outline (key)
B7077 Genoch Square – Kildrochet House
(A716) Kildrochet House – Bridgebank
B7077 Bridgebank – Lochans
The long road west. Looking towards Kildrochat on the B7077 north of West Freugh airfield.

The B7077 is a route running through fairly remote countryside in west Wigtownshire.

The route starts at a TOTSO fork junction on the B7084 at Genoch Square and heads west along a straight, flat alignment. Two long straights of almost a mile each, connected by the sliughtest of kinks, carry the route across a flat landscape of fields, skirting the northern edge of the former RAF West Freugh (famous for UFOs). Beyond the airfield a couple of farms are passed and the route becomes slightly more winding. Beyond a crossroads, some dried out ponds can be seen in the fields on the left, and then a row of houses is passed. A couple more bends lead to a T-junction with the A716 by Kildrochet House. The route turns right here and multiplexes with the A-road for just under half a mile before the B7077 sets off again at a turning on the left. A final half-mile brings it, via a road bearing gently round to the right, to the village of Lochans, and journey's end at a T-junction on the A77. This also appears to be the highest point on the route, at just over 25m altitude!

History

With the exception of the far western end, the B7077 was originally numbered as part of the A715 in 1922. However, within a couple of years this route swapped with the B736, only to revert to being an A road once more when the whole route became the A757 later in the 1920s, as depicted on the 1930 revision of the MOT map. It remained the A757 for many years, but was downgraded in more recent years, gaining its present number.




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