Three Maids Hill

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Three Maids Hill
Location Map ( geo)
A34(T) seen from bridge at Three Maids Hill - Geograph - 825382.jpg
Looking north from the overbridge
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Location
Worthy Down, Winchester, Hampshire
County
Hampshire
Highway Authority
Highways England
Junction Type
Trumpet (modified)
Roads Joined
A34, A272, B3420
Junctions related to the A272
Batts Bridge Roundabout • Bedales Corner • Berelands Interchange • Bolney Crossways • Bolnore Roundabout • Buckbarn Crossroads • Budletts Roundabout • Butlers Green Junction • Chownes Mead Junction • Foxhill Roundabout • Highbank Roundabout • Lower Village Roundabout • Muster Green Gyratory • Sandrocks Roundabout • Sergisons Arms Roundabouts • Sheet Interchange • Spitfire Roundabout (Winchester) • Sussex Square • The Birch Hotel Roundabout • Tylers Green Roundabout • West Meon Hut • Winnall Interchange

Three Maids Hill is the first full-access GSJ on the A34. It is positioned north of Winchester, where the road's alignment changes.

Historically it was a fork where the road to the Midlands (the A34) branched off from the Roman Road towards Andover (the A342). There was a crossroads immediately to the south, serving minor roads.

When the A34 was diverted away from Winchester to meet the A33 Winchester Bypass in 1969, the crossroads became a roundabout, and the A34 was diverted onto its new alignment to the east. A standard Trumpet Interchange linked the new A34 to the roundabout. The A342 towards Andover had since been downgraded to B3420, and that designation was also applied to the old A34 into Winchester.

In around 1985, the A34 to the north was upgraded to dual carriageway. A second roundabout was placed in the middle of the trumpet to provide access to a local access road, which is in fact the original alignment of the A34.

In 1995 the A272 was taken out of Winchester City Centre. Through traffic was expected to go via M3 J9 instead. The B3420 towards Andover was upgraded to A272 to complete this new route.

Routes

Route To Notes

A34

Newbury, Andover (A303), Basingstoke (M3), Whitchurch

A34

Southampton (M3), Petersfield (A272)

A272

Salisbury (A30), Stockbridge, Wherwell

A342

Salisbury (A30), Andover

B3420

Salisbury (A30), Andover

B3420

Winchester Former A34
Littleton
Kings Worthy, Headbourne Worthy
Sutton Scotney, South Wonston, Worthy Down Former A34



Three Maids Hill
Related Pictures
View gallery (4)
A34(T) seen from bridge at Three Maids Hill - Geograph - 825382.jpgA34 Three Maids Hill.jpgApproaching Three Maids Hill roundabout on the B3420 from Winchester - Geograph - 825305.jpgSmall roundabout near Three Maids Hill - Geograph - 825367.jpg
Junctions on the A34
Winchester - WendleburyWinnall • Kings Worthy • Three Maids Hill • Bullington Cross • Tufton • Litchfield • Beacon Hill • Tot Hill • Andover Road • Speen • Donnington • Chieveley Interchange • Beedon • East Ilsley • West Ilsley • Chilton • Milton • Marcham • Lodge Hill • Hinksey Hill • South Hinksey • Botley • Peartree • Kidlington • Islip • Weston-on-the-Green • Wendlebury
Oxford - Solihull (former)Wolvercote Roundabout • Peartree Interchange • Peartree Hill Roundabout • Southcombe • Monkspath
       Solihull - Salford       Monkspath • Camp Hill Circus • Lancaster Circus • New Town Row • The Scott Arms • Great Barr • Churchbridge • Queen's Square • Beecroft Island • Pottal Pool • Weeping Cross • Creswell • Aston Roundabout • Darlaston Inn Roundabout • Grosvenor Roundabout • Hanford • Blackfriars Roundabout • Knutton Lane Roundabout • Milehouse Roundabout • Wolstanton Roundabout • Talke • Red Bull Crossroads • Monks Heath Crossroads • Gilbent • Kingsway Interchange • Sackville Street Junction