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Toll Bar house, Sedbergh
Toll Bar
Gate Cottage
Borrett Gate
site name:-   road, Sedbergh to Kendal (?) 
site name:-   Sedbergh Turnpike
locality:-   Sedbergh
civil parish:-   Sedbergh (formerly Yorkshire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   toll gate (site) 
locality type:-   buildings
locality type:-   toll house (ex) 
coordinates:-   SD64789177
1Km square:-   SD6491
10Km square:-   SD69

BNR27.jpg (taken 21.5.2007)  

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
"Toll Gate"
circle; toll gate 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   old map:- OS County series (Yrk 63) 
placename:-  Borret Bar
source data:-   "T.P. Borret Bar"
line drawn across road 

MN photonotes:-  
The board of toll charges is now displayed in the entrance gate to the churchyard:-

BJT16.jpg  Toll charges, Sedbergh Turnpike Act, 1826.
"BORRETT GATE / ..."  
"Tolls to be taken at this Gate under Statutes 3rd. Geo. 4th. C.126. 4th Geo. 4th. C.95 C Sedbergh Turnpike Act Passed 5th. May 7th. Geo. 4th. / SD
For every Horse or other Beast of Draught drawing any Chaise, Marine Coach, (except a Stage Coach) Chaise, Phaeton, Vis a Vis, Caravan, Litter Shandry, or pleasure Cart, Poney Carriage, or other such like Carriage. ... 6[d]
For every Horse or other Beast drawing any Stage Coach or other Stage Carriage for the Conveyance of Passengers for Hire. ... 4[d]
For every Horse or other Beast of Draught drawing any Waggon, Wain, Cart, or other such like Carriage with Wheels of less Breadth than 4½Inches if drawn by two or more Horses or other Beasts of Draught ... 6[d]
With Wheels of 4½ Inches &less than 6 Inches broad ... 5[d]
With Wheels of 6 Inches broad ... 4[d]
And if drawn by one Horse or other Beast of Draught ... 4[d]
For every Horse or other Beast of Draught (except Asses) laden or unladen and not drawing ... 2[d]
For every Ass laden or unladen and not drawing ... 4[d]
For every Drove of Oxen, Cows, or Neat Cattle after the Rate tenpence per Score
For every Drove of Calves, Sheep, Lambs or Swine after the Rate of fivepence per Score
17th. May 1826."

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