Durham, Cumberland, Northumberland and North Yorkshire Roads and Tyne Bridges Act 1824

Publication Date:January 01, 1824
Durham, Cumberland, Northumberland and North Yorkshire Roads and Tyne Bridges Act 1824

(5 Geo. 4) c. xxxiv

An Act for repairing the Road from Burtryford in the County of Durham, through Alston in the County of Cumberland, to Burnstones in the County of Northumberland, and from Summerrod's Bar near Hexham to Alston aforesaid, and several other Roads in the said Counties, and in the North Riding of the County of York, and for erecting Bridges over the River Tyne

[12 April 1824]

ANN0 QUINT0 GEOR 11 IV. REGIS. cup. xxxiv. An Act for repairing the Road from Burtryford in the County of Durham, through Alston in the County of Cumberlad, to Burnstones in the County of Northumberland, and from Summerro8s Bar near Hexham to Alston aforesaid, and several other Roads in the said Counties, and -in the North Riding of the County of York, and for [lBth April 1824.1 - erecting Bridges over the River Tyne. HEREAS an Act was passed in the Thirty-fourth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for altering, repairing, and widening the Road from 346.3. C. 125. Biirtryford in the County of Durham, to Alstori in :he County of Cumber- land, and from Alston aforesaid by the Dyke to Burnstones in the County of Northunlberland : And whereas another Act was passed in the Fifty- fifth Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty, intituled An Act to 55~3. c.8. enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road from Burtryford in the County of Durham, to Alston in the County of Cumberland, and from Alston goresaid by the Dyke fa Burnstones in the County of Northumberland : And whereas another Act was passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present .- Majesty, intituled An Act 2 G.4. C. io. [Local.) 80 for 50 GEORGII IV. Cap. xxxiv. for more efectualb repairing the Road from Summerrod's Bar near Hexham in the County of Northumberland, to Alston in the County of Cumberland : And whereas the several Turnpike Roads in the said several Acts described are insufficient for the increased Population and Trade of that Pqrt of the Country through or near which the said Roads are situate, and it wpuld be very advantageous to the Public if the Line of the said Rwds was in many Places altered and extended, and the Whole of the said soads, together with such new Roads and Branch Roads as shall under the Authority of this Act be made, placed under the Controul, Superintendance, and Direction of the Trustees herein-after mentioned : And whereas it would be attended with much Convenience to the Public if Power was given to vary and alter the Line of certain Parts of the said Turnpike Roads ; videlicet, a Part of the said first mentioned Turnpike Road at a Place called Holme Foot, by carrying the same on the North Side of the present Line of the said Road through Lands belonging to Thomas Dickinson, the Representatives of Roger 74lahon and Jacob Wilson, situated in the Parish of Afston in the County of Cumberland, and thence returning into the said Turnpike Road at or near a Place called Nentsberry Bridge, and another Part thereof at a Place called Town Green, on the West Side of the present Line of the said Turnpike Road, by carrying the same through Lands belonging to Joseph Nixon and Thomas Dickinson in the Parish of Knarsdale in the County of Northumberland, and thence returning into the said Turnpike Road at or near Burnstones aforesaid, and Part of the last-mentioned Turnpike Road, videlicet, the Turnpike Road from Summerrod's Bar to and through AlJton aforesaid, at a Place called Parmontley Bank, on the South Side of the present Line of the said Road, by carrying the same through Lands belonging to William Ord Esquire, in the Parish of Whi$eld in the said County of Northumberland, and thence returning into the last-mentioned Turnpike Road at or near the South-west Part of WhiffEeld Moor or Common; one other Part of the last-mentioned Turnpike Road at a Place called The High Part of Clargill Bank, in the Parish of Alston in the County of Cumberland, also on the South Side of the present Line of the last-mentioned Turnpike Road, by carrying the same through Lands belonging to the Represen- tatives of George Mowbray deceased, the Representatives of John Errington deceased, ChriJtopher Blackest Esquire and Partners, Thomas Todd, Wilc Iiam Wilson, John Carrick, and Antbony Wright, all in the Parish of Ahton in the County of Cumberiand, and thence returning into the said last- mentioned Turnpike Road ; and one other Part of the said last-mentioned Turnpike Road at a Place called Newshield, in the said Parish of Afsion in the said County of Cumberland, on the North Side of the present Line of the last-mentioned Turnpike Road, by carrying the same through Lands belonging to John Friend and the Commissioners and Governors of Greenwich Hospital, in the said Parish of AIston in the said County of Cumberland, and thence returning into the last-mentioned Turnpike Road ; and also to make, repair, and maintain the several Roads and Branch Roads hereafter mentioned ; videlicet, a Road from the Termination of the present Turnpike Road from Burtryfird to and through Alston, and from Alston by the Dyke to Burnstones, at Burnstones aforesaid, to Braaptan in the County of Cumberland, passing through the several Parishes of Knarsdale, Lambley, and Haltwhistle, in the County of Northumberland, and Lanercost, Farlam, and Brampton, in the County of Cumberland; one other Road from the Termination of the present Turnpike Road, from Summerrod's 5" GEORGII IV. Capxxxiv. "69 Summerrod's Bar to and through Alston at Alston aforesaid, by Melmerby to Carleton in the County of Cumherland, passing through the several Parishes of Afston, Addingham, Kirkoswald, Melmerby, Ousby, Longwathby, Edenball, and Penrith, in the County of Cumberland; and one other Road from the Termination of the Line of the last-mentioxied Turnpike Road from Summerrod's Bar to and through Alstm dforesaid, at Alston aforesaid, by Tadmoss and Middleton, to the South End of Abbey Bridge in the North Riding of the County of York, passing thrdugh tlfe kveral-Parishes of AIston in the County of Cumberlatid, Middkton in tlie Cotiiriv of Durham, and the Parishes of Romaldkirk and Startforth in'the North Riding of the County of York ; one Branch Road from Cupola Bridge *here the said Turnpike Road from Summerrod's Bar, to and through Mston, crosses the River Allen by Fourstones to Bellingham in the said County of JVirthumberZand, passing through the Parishes of ?i?hi$eld, Warden, Sinionburn Wark, and Bellingham, in the said County of Northumberland; bhe other Branch Road from the Line of the said Branch Road at Fourstom, by the West Boat to the Hexham Turnpike Road at or near to the Highwood in the said County of Northumberland,. passing through the several Parishes of Wardm and Hexham in the said County of Northumberland; one other Branch Road from near Clargill on the said Line of the said Turnpike Road from Summerrod's !Bar to and through Alston by Blagbill to HudgiZl Burn in the said County of Cumbedand, passing through the Parish of Alston in the said County of Cumberland; and one other Branch Road fi-om Newshield Bank on the Line of the said last-mentioned Turnpike Road by Randalholme to Slaggyford in the said County of Northumberland, passing through the several Parishes of Ahton ifi the County of Cum- berland, and Kirkhaugh and Kwarsdak in the County of Nmthumbedand : And whereas it will tend to the Safety &d -Ac&hmodatbn of Persons travelling on the said Roads, that Power shoaid be given to erect a Bridge across the North Branch cf the River Tytte at or near Beflingham in the Parish of Bellingham in the said County of Northumberland, another Bridge across the South Branch of the said River Tyne at or near a certain Ferry called The West Boat Ferry, in the Parishes of Warden and Hexham in the said County; and another Bridge across the said South Branch of the River Tyne at or nbar Kirkhaugh in the Parish of Kirkhaugh in the said County : And whereas ia order to effectuate he said Objects, it is expedient that the Powers ad Provisions of the said Acts should be repealed, and othY Po*ew and Provisions granted instead thereof; but the same cahnot be effected &tho& the Aid and Authority of Parliament : And whereas an Act was p& in the Third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intitbled Ad id& $0 uljnend the general Laws 3 G.4. c. 126. now in being fir regdating Ttlrnpike Roads in that Pari of Great Britain called England : And whereas another Act Cas passed in the Fourth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act to explain atzd 4 6.4, c 95. amend an Act passed in the Third Etzr of the Reign of His present Majesty to amend the generat Laws atow in being fop regulating Turnpike Roads in that Part of Great Britam talled England : May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Tempo-1, and Commons, in this preaent Parliament assem- bled, and by the Airthoritp of the same, That from and after the passing Of The recited this Act, the said Acts passed in the Thifitty-fourth and Fiftpfifth Years of Acts of 34, 55 G.3. the Reign of His said MAjesty King George the Third, and in the Second and 2 G. 4. Year 900 repealed, and this Act to be put In force. 5" GEORGII IV. Gzpxxxiv. / Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, shall be and the same are hereby declared to be repealed ; and instead thereof, this Act shall be put into Execution for and during the Term herein-after mentioned, for the Purpose of more effectually repaking, widening, altering, improving, and keeping in Repair the several Roads contained in the said lastmentioned Acts ; vi&&t, the Road from Burtryford in the County of Durham, to and through Alsfon in the County of Cumberland, and from Ahton afore- said, by the Dyke, to...

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