|Reproduced from Ordnance Survey map data|
by permission of the Ordnance Survey
© Crown copyright 2001
Many of our main roads follow the routes of turnpike roads, and many A roads still have milestones testifying to this More recently there has been a trend to bypass towns and villages, many of which grew up along and around the roads.
This is not an exhaustive list by any means - just the ones surveyed so far.
Argyll and Bute
Dumfries and Galloway
Explore some of these sites with the active map, linking you to closer views of these small pieces of history we pass every day.
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