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Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Marywood (NS907926)
To:  Gartlove (NS942932)
Via:  Clackmannan
Distance:  2.7 miles (4.3 km)
Meets:  A907, A977
Former Number(s):  A907
Old route now:  A907, A977, B918
Highway Authorities


Traditional Counties


Route outline (key)
B910 Marywood - Gartlove
B910 Gartlove - Powmill
(A823) Powmill - Rumbling Bridge
B910 Rumbling Bridge - Kinross

The B910 is a short B-road in Clackmannanshire, which was originally considerably longer.


The approach to Marywood

The route starts at the Marywood Roundabout at the western end of the Clackmannan bypass and heads south into the town along the pre-bypass route of the A907, crossing the Black Devon at Marywood Bridge. The town centre, such as it is, and Clackmannan Tower are off to the right, while the B910 continues eastwards along Alloa Road. At a crossroads at the other end of the town's main street, the B910 leaves the ex-A907 route by TOTSOing left into Cattle Market, a street name telling of the former prosperity of this town, and immediately cross the railway line. A short distance further on, after passing a few residential side roads, the route passes under the bypass, which crosses a bridge designed to take an as yet unbuilt dual carriageway. The road then crosses back over the Black Devon and strikes out across the fields.

The town has now been left behind and the road is climbing gently and soon passes under the former railway line which is now a cycle track to Dunfermline. After another couple of fields it enters some woodland and crosses the Black Devon a third time! The wooded riverbank winds along just north of the road, with fields beyond, followed by a thick belt of forestry. Soon after emerging from the trees, the A977 can be seen across the field to the right, and it is not long before the B910 reaches its terminus at Gartlove.


Kinross in 1923, showing the B910

The B910 we see today is much, much shorter than it originally was. In 1922 the route began in almost exactly the same place as it does now but headed due east to avoid Clackmannan, while the A907 went through town on the route now followed by the B910 as far as the Cattle Market crossroads. This means that the western end of the Clackmannan bypass is roughly on the line of the old B910, although the old route forks left at Helensfield and follows the old railway line to meet the current route of the B910 next to the bridge. This short by-passed section is still there, running parallel to the railway line, but is blocked to vehicular traffic part-way along its length.

The road then continued beyond its current eastern end via a multiplex along the A823 at Rumbling Bridge all the way to Kinross, where it ended on the A90. In the 1930s it lost the Rumbling Bridge to Kinross section, when that stretch was upgraded to become the A977. After further extension of the A977 with the opening of the Kincardine Bridge in 1935, it was cut back to its present end point at Gartlove. The A977 swung south at Gartlove to use a previously unclassified road to reach Kincardine. More recently, Kinross has been bypassed and the original eastern section of the B910 is now part of the B918.

The 1922 MOT Road List defines this route as: Alloa - Powmill - Drum - Kinross

Related Pictures
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A907-marywood1.jpgOld Railway Bridge nr Clackmannan - Geograph - 85413.jpgB910 road heading through Clackmannan - Geograph - 2441728.jpgThe B910 road heading out of Clackmannan - Geograph - 2441709.jpgB910, edge of Clackmannan - Geograph - 1760532.jpg
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Former versions: B902 • B906 • B907(W) • B907(E) • B911 • B912 • B924(E) • B924(W) • B937 • B944 • B947
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