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St Austell

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St Austell
Location Map ( geo)
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County
Cornwall
Highway Authority
Cornwall
Forward Destination on
A390, A391
Next Primary Destinations
Bodmin  • Liskeard • Truro
Places related to the A390
Places related to the A391

St. Austell is the largest town in Cornwall.

Routes

Route To Notes

A390

Truro, Newquay (A3059)

A390

Liskeard

A391

Bodmin

A3082

Fowey, Par Docks

B3273

Wheal Martin, Roche

B3274

Mevagissey

History

St Austell in 1957

As with most of the larger Cornish towns, St Austell now sports a bypass, taking through traffic away from the town centre. However, back in 1957 the A391 and A3061 still met in the middle, the A3061 possibly taking over a former alignment of the A390 route. To the west of the town, the A3058 heads off to Newquay, and remains virtually unchanged fifty years later.

This map also seems to erroneously label the B3274 as the B3374, however this is correct as the B3374 used to reach St Austell, its route partially robbed by the realigned A391. To confuse everyone, that roads old route is now part of an extended B3274.



St Austell
Roads
A3060 (St Austell) • A3084 (Cornwall) • B3278 (Cornwall) • NCN2 • A391 • A3058 • A3082 • B3273 • B3374 • B3274 • A3061 • A390
Related Pictures
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St-austell-1957.jpgNose to tail travelling east - Geograph - 379115.jpgCornwallOld signpost at corner of Truro & Edgcumbe Roads, St Austell - Geograph - 553091.jpgThe A390 on the eastern edge of St Austell - Geograph - 379111.jpg
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