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Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Barrhead (NS497585)
To:  Charleston, Paisley (NS501619)
Distance:  2.1 miles (3.4 km)
Meets:  A736, B774, A726
Primary Destinations
Highway Authorities

East Renfrewshire • Renfrewshire

Traditional Counties


Route outline (key)
B771 Barrhead - Charleston

The B771 is a short B-road in east Renfrewshire.


The route starts on the A736 at the signalised Allans Corner roundabout in Barrhead and heads north along the winding Cross Arthurlie Street, passing between a mixture of businesses and modern blocks of flats. It crosses the Levern Water before going under the Glasgow to Kilmarnock railway line by Barrhead station. The route then continues north along the long, straight Paisley Road, which becomes more residential as it progresses. The B774 is met a a fork junction at the northern edge of the town, and the B771 has to TOTSO right, with fields ahead. Curiously, it is the B774 that actually goes to the centre of Paisley, while the B771 follows Grahamston Road past some modern housing estates and out into fields. There is a short rural section before it passes to the east of Dykebar Hospital and signs welcome drivers to Paisley. The route briefly skirts the edge of the urban area before ending at a roundabout on the A726 dual carriageway.


The MOT map appears to show a subtly different route for the B771 through Barrhead. The first change is quite clear, as the map shows the B771 following Cochrane Street rather than the southern end of Cross Arthurlie Street away from the A736. The next deviation is much more confusing, as the map appears to show the B771 working its way around 3 sides of a square to cross the railway at the station. Unfortunately, the scale is insufficient to really work out what is going on. However, the 1915 edition of the OS Six Inch sheet, which was produced a few years earlier, shows the modern street pattern here, with the same bridges over the Levern Water and under the railway at the station. There is equally no suggestion of a level crossing at the station, or any other possible explanation for the strange depiction on the MOT map. By the time that the next edition was produced (1938/47), the B771 is shown on its current line throughout.

The 1922 MOT Road List defines this route as: Barrhead - Junction with A726 near Dykebar

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B720 • B721 • B722 • B723 • B724 • B725 • B726 • B727 • B728 • B729 • B730 • B731 • B732 • B733 • B734 • B735 • B736 • B737 • B738 • B739
B740 • B741 • B742 • B743 • B744 • B745 • B746 • B747 • B748 • B749 • B750 • B751 • B752 • B753 • B754 • B755 • B756 • B757 • B758 • B759
B760 • B761 • B762 • B763 • B764 • B765 • B766 • B767 • B768 • B769 • B770 • B771 • B772 • B773 • B774 • B775 • B776 • B777 • B778 • B779
B780 • B781 • B782 • B783 • B784 • B785 • B786 • B787 • B788 • B789 • B790 • B791 • B792 • B793 • B794 • B795 • B796 • B797 • B798 • B799
Earlier versions: B705 • B706 • B707 • B708 • B713(E) • B713(W) • B714 • B715 • B716 • B724 • B727 • B730 • B734
B735 • B736 • B739 (S) • B739 (N) • B743 • B744 • B746 • B752 • B761 • B762 • B763 • B765 • B773 • B783 • B785 • B789 • B791 • B795
Anomalous numbers: B77

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