Network changes - 18th century

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A list of the changes to the road network in Great Britain from 1700 - 1799.

Road Openings

Year Number on opening Location Traditional County Notes
1726 N/A Fort William to Fort Augustus Inverness-shire General Wade; now A82.
1731 N/A Dunkeld to Inverness Perthshire and Inverness-shire General Wade; became A9 though now mostly superseded.
1731 N/A Dalwhinnie to Fort Augustus via Corrieyairack Inverness-shire General Wade
1732 N/A Fort Augustus to Inverness Inverness-shire General Wade; now B862
1735 N/A Crieff to Aberfeldy Perthshire General Wade; now A822 and A826; Aberfeldy Bridge is now B846.
1737 N/A High Bridge (Spean Bridge) Inverness-shire General Wade, to replace old packhorse bridge.
1749 N/A Dumbarton to Inveraray Argyll General Caulfeild; now A814 and A83
1750 N/A Crianlarich to Fort William Argyll and Inverness-shire General Caulfeild; Crianlarich to Kingshouse section became A82 (later superseded off-line from Tyndrum). West Highland Way footpath from there to Glen Nevis.
1754 N/A Tarbert to Crianlarich Argyll General Caulfeild, connecting existing military roads; now A82.
1755 N/A Perth to Fort George via Braemar General Caulfeild; roughly modern A93 and A939.
1750s N/A New Road, Ingleton Yorkshire Keighley and Kendal Turnpike, now A65.
1797 N/A Contin to Ullapool Ross-shire Became A835.




Network changes - 18th century
Historical Information
1922 Road Lists Class IZone 1 • Zone 2 • Zone 3 • Zone 4 • Zone 5 • Zone 6 • Zone 7 • Zone 8 • Zone 9 • Northern Ireland
1922 Road Lists Class IIZone 1 • Zone 2 • Zone 3 • Zone 4 • Zone 5 • Zone 6 • Zone 7 • Zone 8 • Zone 9 • Northern Ireland
1935 Road numbering revisionZone 1 • Zone 2 • Zone 3 • Zone 4 • Zone 5 • Zone 6 • Zone 7 • Zone 8 • Zone 9
Mass renumbering schemes1922 Draft Road Lists • 1924 A1 Renumbering • 1920s South Buckinghamshire Renumbering • 1933 A30 Renumbering • 1933 Scotland Renumbering Proposals • 1934 A82 Renumbering • Tyneside Renumberings • Motorway linked Renumberings • Republic of Ireland T and L roads
Network Changes1700-1799 • 1800-1899 • 1900-1909 • 1910-1919 • 1920-1929 • 1930-1939 • 1940-1949 • 1950-1959 • 1960-1969 • 1970-1979 • 1980-1989 • 1990-1999 • 2000-2009 • 2010-2019