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Location Map ( geo)
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From:  New Deer (NJ897476)
To:  Old Deer (NJ978476)
Distance:  5.6 miles (9.1 km)
Meets:  A981, B9028, B9106, B9030
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Route outline (key)
B9029 New Deer - Old Deer

The B9029 is a short B-road in north Aberdeenshire, one of two B roads serving the village of Maud.


The route starts to the east of New Deer, at a TOTSO on the A981 (former B9002); the B9028 also reaches this crossroads. The B9029 heads east across the fields on a long straight which dips to cross a stream and then climbs out again. At the top of the hill a sharp right kink leads onto another straight which soon leads into the village of Maud. The route follows Deer Road West through a mixture of industrial and residential areas, the newer housing on the edge of the village all backing on to the road. As the route approaches the village centre, the B9106 is crossed at a skewed crossroads, but the B9029 maintains priority and continues ahead along Deer Road, before turning sharp left in the old station forecourt.

Maud was once the junction between the railway lines to Fraserburgh and Peterhead, making the station a busy interchange as there was no other direct connection between the two branches. The B9029 therefore turns into Station Road, but almost immediately turns right onto Deer Road East, the rest of Station Road being a spur of the B9106, although over the years maps have often mislabelled the routes around the village. Both railways have long since closed and the bridges removed, so the B9029 now winds around through the gaps in the old embankments to resume an easterly course. As the route leaves the village, it winds around the northern end of Bank Hill and then follows the South Ugie Water downstream, parallel to one of the old railway lines, now a footpath.

There are a scattering of farms and houses along the roadside as it meanders gently across the fields, soon reaching Old Deer. It enters the village along Abbey Street before ending opposite the church, the tall tower of which dominates the view on the approach. The junction is a T junction where the mainline swings north to meet the A950, despite the B9029 ending and the other two arms being the B9030.

The 1922 MOT Road List defines this route as: New Deer - Old Deer

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