A508 road

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A508
A508 passes The White Hart Public House in Grafton Regis (between Milton Keynes and Northampton)
Route information
Length 30 mi (50 km)
Major junctions
North end Market Harborough
52°28′42″N 0°54′49″W / 52.4782°N 0.9136°W / 52.4782; -0.9136 (A508 road (northern end))
  A6 A6 road
A5199 A5199 road
A4500 A4500 road
A428 A428 road
A45 A45 road
[ M 1  ] M1 motorway
A5 A5 road
A14 A14 road Junction 2
South end Old Stratford
52°03′59″N 0°52′12″W / 52.0665°N 0.8699°W / 52.0665; -0.8699 (A508 road (southern end))
Location
Primary
destinations
Market Harborough
Northampton
Milton Keynes
Road network

The A508 is a short A-class road for north/south journeys in south central England, forming the route from Market Harborough in Leicestershire, via Northampton, to Old Stratford, just outside Milton Keynes.

The road begins in the centre of Market Harborough and crosses into Northamptonshire just outside the town. Crossing the A14 at Kelmarsh, it continues on through the centre of Northampton, merging with the A5199 as it enters the town. Through Northampton the road repeatedly switches between being a dual carriageway and a single carriageway.

From there, it merges briefly with the A45 until it crosses the M1 at junction 15. Resuming its identity, it continues through Roade, Grafton Regis and rural south Northamptonshire, reaching the A5 and the A422 at Old Stratford, a Northamptonshire village which adjoins Milton Keynes.


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Coordinates: 52°16′03″N 0°54′00″W / 52.2675°N 0.9001°W / 52.2675; -0.9001 (A508 road)

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