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John Ryland sculp.

Anno Septimo GEORGII III. Regis.

An AEt to continue and render more

effectual several Asts of Parliament for repairing the Highways from that Part of Counter's Bridge which lies in the Parish of Kensington, in the County of Middlesex, leading through the Towns of Brentford and Hounslow to the Powder Mills in the Road to Staines, and to Cranford Bridge, in the said County, in the Road to Colnbrook; and for repairing, turning, or altering the Highway teading from the said Road, at or near the End of Sion Lane, to the Town of Illeworth, in the said County, and from thence to a Gate on the South Side of Tedington Field; and also the Highway leading out of the said Great Road, near Smallberry Green Turnpike, to a Houfe known

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by the Sign of the George in the Town of Ieworth aforesaid ; and for lighting and watering Part of the said Highways:

Preamble.

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HEREAS by several Acts
made in the third and

tenth Years of the Reign
of his Majesty King George the
First, and the eleventh Year of the
Reign of his late Majesty, several
Tolls or Duties, and Powers, were
granted for repairing the Highways
from that Part of Counter's Bridge
which lies in the Parish of Kenfing-
ton, in the County of Middlesex,
to the Powder Mills in the Road to
Staines, and to Cranford Bridge, in
the faid County, in the Road to.
Colnbrook :

And whereas the Trustees appointed in and by the said Acts have from time to time proceeded in the Execution thereof, and the Sum of fix thousand fix hundred Pounds is now owing upon the Credit of the Tolls or Duties thereby granted; which Suin cannot be repaid, and

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the faid Highways be effectually repaired and kept in Repair, unless the Terms and Powers granted and continued by the said Acts be prolonged and enlarged : * And whereas the Highway lead- Additional ing out of the great Western Road, Roads. at or near a Publick House known by the Sign of the Coach and Horses, through Sion Lane and the Towns and Parishes of Idleworth, Twickenbam, and Tedington, in the County of Middlesex aforesaid, to the Gate on the South Side of Tedington Field in the Road to Kingston Bridge, and also the Highway called Pound Lane or Lower Wood Lane leading out of the said great Western Road, near Smallberry Green Turnpike, to a Publick House known by the Sign of the George, in the Town of Isleworth aforesaid, and also Part of the said great Western Road lying West of the Highway directed to be repaired by the faid Acts, and East of the Turnpike Highway leading to Colnbrook, are in a very ruinous Condition, in many Places very

narrow,

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