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B814 (Clydebank - Faifley)

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B814
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From:Clydebank (NS495700)
To:Faifley (NS498727)
Length:1.8 miles (2.9 km)
Met (1923): A82, A810
Now part of:A8014
Traditional Counties

Dunbartonshire

Route outline (key)
B814 Clydebank - Faifley
This article is about the original B814 running north from Clydebank.
For the current B814 slightly to the west, see B814
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The A8014 (former B814) in Kilbowie

The B814 was a short link road to the north of the Dunbartonshire town of Clydebank.

It started on the A82 (now A814) to the west of the town centre and headed north for a couple of miles. It ran through Kilbowie and then crossed the Antonine Wall before ending on the A810 in Faifley.

The 1939 Ten Mile Road Map shows the route of the road as being Class I, suggesting that it had been renumbered earlier, probably in 1935, to its current number, A8014. Whilst the actual route of the road has remained very close to that of the original B814, the road itself has almost certainly changed substantially, being far wider than the old semi rural B road that it has replaced.

What is confusing is that the current route of the B814 also exists in more-or-less the same area. It is certainly possible that the transition from one route to another included a period when the two routes overlapped to some extent. However, the 1939 map does not show another Class II road in the area whereas the 1946 map does explicitly show the new B814. It seems likely, therefore, that there was a short period in the 1930s when the B814 number did not exist at all.



B814 (Clydebank - Faifley)
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