Huddersfield and New Hey Turnpike Trust Act of 1806

The Huddersfield and New Hey Turnpike Trust Act of 1806 was summarised as:

An Act for making and maintaining a Road from the Town of Huddersfield, in the Weſt Riding of the County of York, to a Place called New Hey, in the Pariſh of Rochdale, in the County Palatine of Lancaſter ; and for making and maintaining certain Branches of Road to communicate therewith.

The Huddersfield and New Hey Turnpike was a 16-mile toll road passing through Marsh, Salendine Nook, Outlane, Pool Moor, Buckstones Moss, Denshaw and Haugh, to reach New Hey in Lancashire at the junction with the Shaw & Rochdale Turnpike. The modern-day route is the A640.

Huddersfield and New Hey Turnpike Trust Act of 1806

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This page was last modified on 1 January 2018 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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