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Causewayhead Roundabout

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Causewayhead Roundabout
Location Map ( geo)
Roundabout in Causewayhead, Stirling - Geograph - 3511435.jpg
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Highway Authority
Junction Type
Roads Joined
A9, A907, B998
Junctions related to the A907
Junctions related to the B998
The roundabout from the west side

Causewayhead sits below Abbey Craig at the head of the mile-long Causeway across the Carse of Stirling. It is a historic meeting place, both for roads and people, and in times gone by this northern part of the county of Stirling was a regular haunt of cattle rustlers and other people of dubious standards, as they could quickly escape across the county boundary to either Perthshire or Clackmannan which at the time came under different jurisdiction and so offered an element of sanctuary!

Today the junction is a rather minor elongated roundabout on the A9, where the A907 heads east to Alloa and beyond, while the B998 climbs the hill past the Wallace Monument to meet the A91 at Logie Kirk. However, before the M9 was opened in the early 1970s this was a significant junction where the north road (the A9) met both the A91 and A907 as they headed East across Clackmannan to Fife, which apart from the Kincardine Bridge were the first road routes into the county.

While the A9 and A907 still follow their original routes from this junction, the road heading north east has had 4 different numbers. It started life as the B907, then became the A91, before becoming an arm of the A997, and finally it is now the B998. There was also a period from the late 1940s through until the 1980s when the current A907 route became part of the A91.


The junction originated as a simple crossroads, the general form of which still survives. This is shown on the 1938 OS Six Inch mapping, but a decade later, the roundabout is in place, apparently in the same form as it survives today. The construction of the roundabout required the removal of two buildings, opposite each other at the top of Causewayhead Road. To the west, a detached structure stood on the roadside, with a large garden or yard behind. This area is now the small park on the west side of the junction. Opposite, the now detached property was either semi detached or terraced, with its neighbours continuing north roughly to the traffic island on the A907. These changes may well have been made during the war to better facilitate the movement of large military convoys, as all four arms of the junction were part of the wartime Essential Traffic Routes network.


Route To Notes


Stirling Avoiding low bridge, Bridge of Allan, University




Alloa, St Andrews (A91), Cambuskenneth


Wallace Monument Road No. not shown, 17'6" length limit

Causewayhead Roundabout
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