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From:  New Alyth (NO250476)
To:  Pitcrocknie (NO259491)
Via:  Alyth village centre
Distance:  2.2 miles (3.5 km)
Meets:  B954, A926, B954
Former Number(s):  A927
Highway Authorities

Perth and Kinross

Traditional Counties


Route outline (key)
B952 New Alyth - Pitcrocknie
B952 Spur along Meigle Road


The B952 is a short B-road through the Perthshire town of Alyth.

Heading into Alyth

The route starts on the A926 to the east of New Alyth and heads north into town along Airlie Street. As it reaches the first houses, by the war memorial, a road comes in from the right; this is a spur of the B952 which heads east along Meigle Road to meet the A926 and B954 at a roundabout. The B952 continues north along Airlie Street into the town centre, where it TOTSOs right into the Market Place then crosses the Alyth Burn and bends sharply left onto Commercial Street. The Alyth Burn winds through the middle of Alyth, and is crossed by numerous footbridges, but this is one of only two road bridges across the Burn. Commercial street follows the east bank of the burnfor a short distance before the road bears right. A short distance upstream to the left is the famous old Packhorse Bridge over the burn.

The route now climbs the narrow Touttie Street and Hill Street away from the historic centre but soon widens again as it heads almost due east on Meethill Road. It used to leave the town behind and head out across fields and past the golf course. However, new housing is spreading out along the route, apparently being built on part of the golf course. The route then comes to an end near Pitcocknie on the B954, which has to TOTSO, with priority given to the Alyth - Glen Isla route.


In the 1950s the A927 ran into Alyth along what is now the B952

The current route of the B952 is almost identical to its original 1922 route - it has just gained a spur to the roundabout to the south of Alyth in the intervening years. However, the road was shortened early on. The entire length of Airlie Street soon became an extension of the A927, with that road ending in the Market Place and the B952 beginning there and running to Pitcrocknie. This situation remained until the 1970s when the A927 was abolished, and most of the route renumbered as an extension of the B954. However within Alyth, the B952 regained its old route, plus the spur which was also part of the extension of the A927 but was originally numbered B953.

The 1922 MOT Road List defines this route as: New Alyth - Alyth - Balloch

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