Ayrshire
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Turnpike 33

 

Description

B751 from Kilmaurs by Crosshouse to Gatehead. According to the 1774 description it followed A759 through Gatehead and then the minor road past Fortacres farm to Symington and the A77. This latter part is omitted from the 1827 description.

In the Road Acts

1774: The road from Kilmaurs by Corsehouse Bridge and Oldroomford through Symington, till it joins the Road between Ayr and Kilmarnock.
1805: [Omitted].
1827: The road from Kilmaurs by Corsehouse Bridge and Old Romeford, through Symington, till it join the road between Ayr and Kilmarnock, that is, that part thereof which lies betwixt Kilmaurs and Little Gatehead, passing through the parish of Kilmaurs.

MS Summary

Two milestones between Kilmaurs and Crosshouse. None have been found between Crosshouse and Gatehead.

Kilmaurs 1

Crosshouse 1¼

 

Photos: D McClure August 2004

Kilmaurs 2

Crosshouse ¼

 

Photos: D McClure August 2004

 

   

 

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