Threekingham Bar

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Threekingham Bar roundabout,[1] heading North, by Glyn Drury

Threekingham Bar is the name given to interception of the A52 (Grantham to Boston) and A15 (Peterborough to Lincoln and Hull) roads, 1 mile (1.6 km) to the west of the village of Threekingham, in Lincolnshire, England[2]

The interception is arranged as a small modern roundabout. Both roads are single carriageway. The countryside is undulating, and the A52 descends into a valley to the west. The location is rural, with no human habitation.

The name dates it to the turnpike era.[according to whom?] The A52 approximately follows the route of Salters Way.[clarification needed]

An 18th-century mile post is in the verge, 220 yards (200 m) south from the roundabout.

Coordinates: 52°55′06″N 0°24′42″W / 52.91847°N 0.41155°W / 52.91847; -0.41155 (Threekingham Bar)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ grid reference TF073368
  2. ^ Bourne & Heckington (Map) (A1 ed.). 1:25000. OS Explorer. Ordnance Survey of Great Britain. 1999. ISBN 978-0-319-23811-0. Retrieved 25 August 2009.