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Creech Castle

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Creech Castle
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Location
Taunton
County
Somerset
Highway Authority
Somerset
Junction Type
Signalised Cross Roads
Roads Joined
A38, A358
Junctions related to the A358
Abbey Gate Junction • Black Brook Interchange • Blackbrook Roundabout • Southfields Roundabout
Creech Castle Crossroads

The Creech Castle Crossroads is where the A38 meets the A358 Toneway to the west of Taunton town centre. It's a busy signalised crossroads which takes its name from the Creech Castle public house in the north west corner of the junction. The junction is an at-grade diamond, with all four left-turn movements having give-way filter lanes, while the main routes have to give way at the traffic lights. Here the Toneway has two straight ahead and one right-turn lane, while Bridgwater Road has one straight on and two right turn lanes!

The road south of the junction is the former A38, which used to meet the A358 (Ilminster Road) further south in Lambrook, from where the two routes multiplexed into the town centre along Hamilton Road. The crossroads was originally built as a roundabout when the Toneway was built to connect the town centre to the M5 Motorway. The road to the west was originally also the A358, with the A38 initially maintaining its original line into town. It was reconstructed to its present form in the 1990s, although yet again it is over capacity at certain times.



Creech Castle
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Other nearby roads
TauntonA3027 • A3027 (Taunton Town Centre) • A3038 • A3065 • A3087 (Taunton) • A3259 • A358 • A361 • A378 • A38 • A38/Taunton - Highbridge • A38/Waterloo Cross - Taunton • A3807 • A398 • B3170 • B3171 • B3227 • E116 (Old System) • EuroVelo 1 • M5 • T16 (Britain) • T41 (Britain)
Junctions on the A38
Bodmin - ExeterCallywith • Toll Gate House • Carminow Cross • Turfdown Roundabout • Twelvewoods Roundabout • Looe Mills • Moorswater • Island Shop • Lean Quarry • Menheniot • Trerulefoot Roundabout • Notter Bridge • Stoketon Cross • Latchbrook • Carkeel Roundabout • Saltash Town • St Budeaux • Weston Mill • Manadon • Forder Valley • Marsh Mills • Deep Lane • Voss Farm • Smithaleigh • Lee Mill • Westover • Wrangaton Cross • Woodpecker • Marley Head • Drybridge • Lower Dean • Dart Bridge • Peartree • Linhay Hill • Goodstone Cross • Drumbridges • Clay Lane • Chudleigh Station • Harcombe • Haldon • Splatford Split • Kennford • Wobbly Wheel • Pearce's Hill • Cullumpton
Tiverton - BristolTiverton Parkway • Waterloo Cross • Maiden Down • Perry Elm Roundabout • Chelston Roundabout • Chelston • Creech Castle • Walford Cross • Huntworth • Cross Rifles Roundabout • Dunball Roundabout • Edithmead • Cornhill • East Brent Roundabout • Cross • Churchill Gate Crossroads • Barrow Tanks • Lime Kiln Roundabout • Bedminster Bridge
Bristol - BirminghamSt James Barton • Filton Roundabout • Aztec West • Almondsbury Roundabout • Cross Keys Roundabout • Waterwells Roundabout • Wall's Roundabout • Coombe Hill • Gupshill Roundabout • Twyning • Rashwood • Slideshow Island • Harvester Island • Lydiate Ash • The Black Horse Junction • The Isaac Tongue Junction • Belgrave Interchange • Holloway Circus  • Paradise Circus  • St Chads Circus  • Lancaster Circus  • Dartmouth Circus • Park Circus
Birmingham - MansfieldGravelly Hill • Salford Circus • Birches Green • The Norton Crossroads • Tyburn House Island • Minworth Island • Langely Mill • Bassetts Pole • Weeford • Swinfen • Streethay • Hillards Cross • Barton Turn • Branston Junction • Clay Mills • Toyota Island • Findern • Kingsway Roundabout • Markeaton Island • Palm Court Island • Little Eaton Roundabout • Coxbench • Hartshay • Alfreton • Pinxton