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Bristol, 1927
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Welcome to Bath
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Beckington in 1959, showing the A36 and A361 multiplexing through the village before it was bypassed. This page contains scans from a map that is believed may be out of copyright according to UK Crown Copyright, UK Copyright Law for other maps published in the United Kingdom, or Irish Government Copyright, is not being used to generate profit in this context, and presents information that cannot be exhibited otherwise.
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Bus Stop on A36
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Warminster in 1959 This page contains scans from a map that is believed may be out of copyright according to UK Crown Copyright, UK Copyright Law for other maps published in the United Kingdom, or Irish Government Copyright, is not being used to generate profit in this context, and presents information that cannot be exhibited otherwise.
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Single White

Single White line D2+1/2 East around Widcombe , Bath. Dec 2009.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Dec 01, 2009 by AAndy
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Ex Little Chef

..Was the 'enterprise' building. Those trees in front of it were planted just after it opened. Bath , A36, Dec. 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Dec 01, 2009 by AAndy
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Twerton Fork

Heading West out of Bath on the A36 where it joins the A4 at 'Twerton Fork'..who thought up that name? December 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Dec 01, 2009 by AAndy
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A36 Junction with B3108 Near Bath

Looking towards Bath, this a crop of the original photo showing the junction, the viaduct hotel, the bottom of Brassknocker Hill... see the bent railings by the Ford Cortina. Probably 1972, no later.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Sep 26, 2007 by AAndy
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Bath Fire Station on the A36 near Cleveland Bridge
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A36, Bath

I think that H is for the rhuematic hospital. Off 'MOD' roundabout near sainsbury's. December 2009

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Dec 09, 2009 by AAndy
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Building Extensions

A36 looking east near roundabout with A367. n

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Dec 01, 2009 by AAndy
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A36, July 14 2007

Looking north near Codford, past the ex Happy Eater, later a Little Chef, which closed in Jan 07. The elephant makes a bid for freedom.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2007 by SteveA30
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A36

Looking south. The Hillside Cafe in the near distance, is still in business but, not at weekends.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2007 by SteveA30
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Old A36

Looking north at Codford, which was bypassed in the late 80's, I think.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2007 by SteveA30
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Old A36

Turning round, we see the link to the bypass on the right and, the old route past the garage, into the village.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2007 by SteveA30
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Old and new A36

The far north end at Codford, where the old ends in a footpath and, at a higher level than the current alignment.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2007 by SteveA30
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Old A36

The southern end at Codford. The road now curves to the right to join the new.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 30, 2007 by SteveA30
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A36

Looking north along the A36 Wylye bypass, to the signalised junction with the A303 slips. Only the left turn off slips avoid the lights.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 20, 2007 by SteveA30
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A36 Commercial Road, Totton

This was the old main road before the Totton Bypass was built, although this road does get very busy indeed. Note the Thorn Riviera lanterns on thick Stainton steel columns; an unusual choice for Hampshire.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Oct 29, 2006 by sotonsteve
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Roads in Central Bath, 1923 This page contains scans from a map that is believed may be out of copyright according to UK Crown Copyright, UK Copyright Law for other maps published in the United Kingdom, or Irish Government Copyright, is not being used to generate profit in this context, and presents information that cannot be exhibited otherwise.
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The Portway, Bristol, under construction in 1923, with the original route of the A4018 running parallel
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Salisbury - Underpass
This underpass carries Churchill Way West over the River Avon.
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A303/A36

A stroll down the footpath from the A36, gives this view eastwards of the A303.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 20, 2007 by SteveA30
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Junction on the A36
As a complete contrast to <a href='http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/954787'>ST8348 : Approach to Short Street</a> we now see the A36 on its way to Warminster and Salisbury. The junction below leads up to the A3098.
Take this road, turn right on the A3098 and take the first left. You could call it the approach to the approach to the approach to Short Street.
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Abandoned A36 from Warminster to Bath near Chapmanslade the old route was very bendy not much chance to over take here
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Abandoned A36 looking back towards Bath the sharp left hand bend comes into view.This road is very easy to visit.
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Old route of the A36 heading east towards Salisbury.The pub on the right is the Rainbows end at Langford This road was bypassed around 1986.
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Evan older stretch of old A36. This being a short stretch on the east end of the Langford bypass at East cliff farm.
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Until around 1968 this was the main A36 road out of Salisbury to Southampton . The newer Churchill way now takes traffic away,This street is St Ann's.
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Before the Churchill way was built the old route of the A36 made its way from St paul's down to the Castle street junction. This being St Paul's road in Salisbury .Note the new is to the left.
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The old route of the A36 now only serves a few houses heading out from Codford towards Salisbury. The newer road is to the right.
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Old route of the A36 from Stander wick towards Bath . The new route is to the right im note sure when this part was re routed at a guess it could of been early 80s
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Old A36 coming down the hill from Beckington towards Warminster . This road now only serves a farm
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Old A36 looking up the hill towards Warminster from the top of Black dog hill
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Original route of the A36 approaching Warminster from Heytesbury The towns bypass opened around 1987
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Looking south towards Codford on the old route of the A36 on the edge of Heytesbury. This village had its bypass when Warminster had its bypass opened around 1988.
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Old original course of the A36 from Warminster to Standerwick ,Realigned in the late 1960s. Now over grown with moss and plant life.
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The old route of the A36 looking west towards the Wylye junction and the A303.This part was bypassed around 1987 today the old route serves the village of Steeple Langford.
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Here's the current route of the A36 from Southampton approaching Alderbury bypass ,The newer dual carriageway opened around 1979 80 taking traffic away east towards Salisbury, To the left is the old route abandoned in the 1960s..
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From the current A36 walking down the old route into Alderbury . There are gates at each end you can walk this old road
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Old route of the A36 looking up towards Pepper box hill . This abandoned road is about one mile long and is popular with dog walkers..
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The old route out of Alderbury was abandoned in the 1960s and this straighter road was its replacement. By 1979 the bypass was well underway and this short lived part was also about to become just a slip road into Alderbury..
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The old route of the A36 in use today as the road into Alderbury Pre 1980 this was the Southampton road. Ahead is the turning for the back road to Downton..
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At the northern end this short section of old road still exists and serves a few houses.Old A36 coming into Peters Finger Salisbury..
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With the old route being cut by the new at Peters Finger on the A36 near Salisbury . Northern end of the Alderbury bypass opened around 1980.
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Looking south towards Southampton at the start of the Alderbury bypass A36

 
 
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