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Carter Bar

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Carter Bar
Location Map ( geo)
The A68 at Carter Bar with border flags, marker stone and beacon - Geograph - 1383678.jpg
The A68 at Carter Bar with border flags, marker stone and beacon
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From:  England
To:  Scotland
County
Northumberland • Roxburghshire
Highway Authority
Transport Scotland • Northumberland
On road(s)
A68

Carter Bar is the point where the A68 crosses the border between Northumberland in England and Roxburghshire in Scotland, marked by a large stone in the side of the road. A layby alongside the border usually accommodates hot snacks and ice cream. Just to the north, the A6088 leaves the A68 bound for Hawick. The old course of the road to the south is still visible, slightly to the east of the present route.

Routes

Route To Notes

A68

Jedburgh

A68

Corbridge, Newcastle (A696)

A6088

Chesters 5, Bonchester Bridge 8,Hawick 15


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Carter Bar
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