Inclosure Award 1759

EXTRACT from INCLOSURE AWARD 1759

…AND WE DO HEREBY FURTHER SET OUT, allot, assign, appoint, determine and award unto and for the said Simon Eldridge all that other lot, plot, piece or parcel of land or ground lying in the Upper Mead and by the said Act intended to be divided and inclosed as aforesaid containing five acres, three roods and twenty two perches of Statute Measure (exclusive of all roads and ways) as the same is now admeasured, staked and set out which said last mentioned lot, plot, piece or parcel of land or ground is Bounded on the north by an allotment of Joseph Pomfrey on the south by an old inclosure called Saffron Close and the remaining part by an Orchard late Smallbone, on the east by the Lane leading through the Mead, on the west part by the allotment of Mr Tompkins and as to the fences and mounds to be made for dividing, separating and inclosing of the said last mentioned allotment of the said Simon Eldridge we do hereby award, order, direct and appoint that the hedges, ditches, fences, and mounds on the north side by the allotment of Joseph Pomfrey and on the east side by the lane leading through the Mead shall be made, maintained, supported, preserved, repaired and kept in repair now and at all times for ever hereafter by and at the expense of the said Simon Eldridge or of such person or persons who shall at any time or times hereafter be owner or owners, proprietor or proprietors of the said last mentioned lot, plot, piece or parcel of land and ground…

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