Bridgwater (Somerset) Roads Act 1822

Publication Date:January 01, 1822
 
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Bridgwater (Somerset) Roads Act 1822

(3 Geo. 4) c. lxv

An Act for repeal several Acts passed for repairing several Roads leading to the Town of Bridgewater in the County of Somerset, and several other Roads therein mentioned, so far as the said Acts relate to the Roads leading to the said Town and to consolidate and comprise the same in One Act of Parliament.

[24 May 1822]

ANNO TERTIO GEORGII IV. REGIS, ******#********#***************#**#*#*** Cap. bcv. An Act to repeal several Acts passed for repairing several Roads leading to the Town of Bridge* water in the County of Somerset, and several other Roads therein mentioned, so far as the said Acts relate to the Roads leading to the said Town, and to consolidate and comprise the same in One Act of Parliament. [24th May 1822.] W HE RE AS an Act was passed in the Thirty-second Year of the Reign of His. Majesty King George the Second, intituled Ah Act for. repairing several Roads leading to the Town of 32G.2.C.40. Bridgewater in the County of Somerset, and for amending and rendering more effectual several Acts for amending several Roads from the Cities of Gloucester and Bristol, and several other Roads in the said Acts mentioned in the Counties of Somerset and Gloucester: And whereas an Act was i9G.3.c.lOO passed in the Nineteenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for enlarging the Term and altering and varying the Powers of fo much of an Act made in the Thirty-second Tear of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, for repairing several Roads leading to the Town of Bridgewater in the County of Somerset, and other Roads therein mentioned, as relates to ,the, Roads leading to the said Town : And whereas ,an Act was passed in the Forty-first Year of the Reign of His late Majesty-King George the Third, intituled An Act to 4iG.3.c. 12. [Local*'] 23 K continue 2062 3GEORGII IV. CapAxv. continue for Twenty-one Tears, and from thence to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Term, and alter and enlarge the Powers of Two Acts passed in the Thirty-second Te'dr of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, and in the Nineteenth Tear of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing several Roads, leading to the Town of Bridgewater in the County of Somerset, and other Roads therein mentioned, so far as the said Acts relate to the said Roads leading to the said Town: And whereas several considerable Sums of Money have been borrowed on the Credit of the Tolls authorized to be collected by the said recited Acts, which still remain due and owing : And whereas the said Roads might be greatly improved, and it would be of great public Utility if Powers were given to widen, divert, turn, shorten, vary, or alter several Parts of the said Roads; and also if Powers were given to widen, divert, turn, shorten, vary, alter, improve, make Turnpike, maintain, and keep in repair several Pieces of old Road herein-after mentioned, now communicating with the said Roads; and also if Power were given to make, maintain, and keep in repair certain new Roads, herein-after mentioned and described, to communicate with the said Roads: And whereas the said Roads cannot be effectually made, amended, diverted, varied, altered, widened, straightened, improved, maintained, and kept in repair, nor can the Money so borrowed as aforesaid, or the Interest thereof be paid, unless the Term granted and continued by the said Acts* so far as the same relates to the Roads leading to the said Town of Bridgewater (which Term is now near expiring) be further continued ; and it would be more convenient to the Trustees for executing the said Acts, so far as relates to the said last-mentioned Roads, and the said Roads might.be http://might.be more effectually amended, improved, and kept in repair, if the said recited Acts, so far as the same relate to the Roads leading to the said/Town of Bridgewa'ter\ were repealed, arid ftt-rtnef, gkt|r,"arid rnore^ effectual Powers .gran ted instead thereof in One Act of ? rkrliameiit'; but the beneiicijit Purposes aforesaid canhol: be effected- without, the: Aid, and AutRority df Parliament: May it -therefore please Your Majesty that^ it may be enacted? and- be, it enacled; by the' Kind's fhdst -Excellent Majesty, by arid with the Advice and Consent of the Lords, Spiritual and. ? Tfetttp'oblj - khd 'Coihnibn's, in this"p^|sent Reign of His Majesty King George the Second, the Nineteenth and Ffotty^ first Y ars of the, Reign of. His laid late Majesty King George the Thifji, shall be. and theiame are .hereby declared td be repealed^ and rijillShd. void.to:all Intents:,arid PufpoWs whatsoever,'so far as the said Acts respectively relate, to the, ./several Roads ieadirig to the said Town 61 Bridgewater injh^eiaid County -of, SoWerYet //arid thai this Act shall frorH thenceforth cdjdnmeriee,arid fake Effect, arid be put in Execution, arid (Continue for arid during the -Term tieVfem-after rnen'tioneti, as well for the Purpose .of, making * amending} keeping iri repair, diverting, varying, altering,, widening^ straightening.^ mCiritainirig, ari'd otherwise irhprSvirig the several Rpads^er'euisafter mentioned and 'd'escfibeld ;? (that is tb say), the Road .leading, from. the . South feate *of * the Town .of -Briage-water in the .County of Somerset, through the several PaYishes of j$orth/Pethertgn. m& ThUrlokt6n , to -the Place whisfe "the Turnplk'e Road leading from the East Side of the Town /of Taunton epd's,- near. the House known by the Name of The Green Dragon m the Parish of 8. thuAoxtoti Former Acts repealed so far as relates to the Roads leading to Bridgewater. Despription x (the Roads, &e. 3GE0R HI IV. Ctylxv. Thuttohvn*aforesaid ; arid also the Road leading from the East Gate of Bridgewater aforesaid to Crandoh Bridge in the Parish of Bawdrip, in.the- said County of Somerset, and frtiin thence through the' severil BHrkh'es&f Bawdrip, Xtbs'singtdn, St.aw'ell, Chilton, Edingtbn, Catcot, and Sfidpwick, in the said-Oountyof Somerset $ to Piper'''s Inn in the Parish- of Jishcbi; and also-the Road leading, /from Gfaridbn. Bridge aforesaid to'Watds Bristol,'?' through the several Parishes df Puritan, Pan/let; arid Hunispill, arid passing by the Sign of The Fdx arid Gb'bst in the Parish of South Breriti to- the Parish oi-East Brent %m the said Cbunty of S6thefsel\ aftd.ilso the Road leadirig from the East-Erid of the Bridge of the saiS Tbwn of Bridge-water to a Place comtribnly called Langport Bridge, iff the Wayio Westonzo'ylafid in the said County of Sb'nfersef, arid also the Rtiad leading frbih. the West Gate' of the said Town of j3ft'^£^tfter, through tfife. several Parishes of BridgevJater, Wembdon; Cantiingtbri, Cfrarlih'ch; Spaxtdn\ Fiddington, Ov'er'Stbwey, and Nether Siow'ef, in the sasid County.of Sb'mif'se% to a House called the VicdYage' House at the East Efld bf the Town, of Stowey in the said CoUnty ; and also the Road leading frdtivthe said West. Gate bf the Town bf Bridgewater aforesaid, through the Several Parishes df Bridgewater] Durkig'h, G'odthitrst, and Enmore, to B'uhcdmb Bottom, dfld from thence thfoUgh the several Parishes of Broomfield, Spaxioni Cbthel-iton'eiBagbdrougb, and Bishop's Lydiafd in the said Gdunty of- Somehefi tdjoin and. communicate with the Taunton Turnpike Road at Sandy LdHpl ntasGore Inn in the said Parish of Bishop's Lydiard aforesaid, being th& Roads hdw included in the said recited Acts; as also; the Rbad of Street (intended by this Act to" be made Turnpike) frbriithe" South Dbor b'f't'fife Market House in Bridgewater aforesaid,- Westward! and Southward across the- Street - called Between Church' and -Bridge, through the Cheese Market and Part of Saint Mary Street to the South Gate' of Bridgewater aforesaid^arid from thence1 iri a South or South-easterly Direction along a certain Public Way called Hamp Ward, behind the Alrns or Pbbfhbuse of -Bridgewater, into, through,arid across certain ancient incldsed Larids situate in the -Parish bf Bridgewater aforesaid, to and communicating with the' present Turnpike Road leading frotii Bridgewater tb Taunton at or fie'ar the East End of a certain Cottage at Hamp Green in the Occupation of Thomas Tdmlyn, called Tdmlyn's Cottage; from the North-west End of -a certain Lane called Parker's Field Lane at the South-west End of North Petherion Heath Field, into, through, and across ceitain ancient iritiosed Lands in the said Parish df North Petherion, in a Sduthiwesteriy Dife'ctidn, to arid uniting with the present Turnpike Road leamng ffbih B'ridgewai'er to Taunton at or near the Eastern End bf a Blacksmith's Shop and Dwelling House in the Town of North Petherion aforesaid, id t'fle Oceiipatibii bf Ge'drge Coles; from the Grbssway opposite the Dwelling House of Richard King Esquire in the Parish of North Pethertbh, intd, through, and across a certain Plantation arid ancient incioied Piece 6f Pasture Land called Teads, belonging to and in the Oc'cdpatibn bf the Said Richard King, to' and coriiniunicatirig with the present Turnpike Road at or near the North-west Come* of a Close of Land called The Four Acresi in the Occupation of George Day;, in the Parish bf North Petherto'A aforesaid ; from the North-east End of a .Garderiin the Occiipi. tioh of William Bradford, situate iri the Parish of Thurlbxtoh in the- said Gduntyviritbi through, arid across certain aticienf inclosed Lands ,in the Several Parishes: of North Petherion-, Thurioxtbn, arid Creech Saint Michael* to and cdrhtxiuaicatinjg;: with the Tau&tdH Turnpike Road at or ilea* the North- £064 3 GEORGII IV. Cap. lxv. North-west Corner of a Close of Land situate in the Parish of Creech Saint Michael aforesaid, called The Six Acres, late in the Occupation of Richard House; the Road or Street ("intended to be made Turnpike by this Act) from the said South Door of the Market House of Bridgewater aforesaid, Eastward through the Cornhill, Forestreet, Eastover (crossing the River...

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