|Location Map ( geo)|
|Next Primary Destinations|
|Bridgnorth • Leominster • Shrewsbury|
|Places related to the A49|
|Ashton-in-Makerfield • Hereford • Leominster • Newton-le-Willows • Preston • Ross-on-Wye • Shrewsbury • Warrington • Whitchurch • Wigan|
Ludlow is the largest town in south west Shropshire, famous for its Tudor streets and castle.
In 1970 the bypass was intended to run to the west of the town with the southern junction being grade separated. It opened in 1981 to the east with the northern junction being grade separated.