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Cinque Ports Act 1821

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XVIIIBoundaries of the Jurisdiction of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports.

And whereas Doubts have arisen as to the exact Boundaries of the Jurisdiction of the Lord High Admiral and the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, and it is highly expedient for the Purposes of this Act that the same should be clearly set forth ; now it is hereby declared and enacted, That the Boundaries of the Jurisdiction of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, in regard to any Matter or Thing contained in this Act, shall be and shall be deemed and taken to be as follows; (that is to say), from a Point to the Westward of Seaford, in the County of Sussex, called Red Cliff, including the same ; thence passing in a Line One Mile without the Sand or Shoal called The Horse of Willingdon, and continuing the same Distance without the Ridge and new Shoals; and thence in a Line within Five Miles of Cape Grisnez on the Coast of France; thence round the Shoal called The Overfalls, Two Miles distant from the same; thence in a Line without, and the same Distance along the Eastern Side of the Galloper Sand, until the North End thereof bears West-north-west true Bearing from the West-north-west Bearing of the Galloper, it runs in a direct Line across the Shoal called The Thwart Middle, till it reaches the Shore underneath the Maze Tower; front thence following in a Line of the Shore up to Saint Orsyth, in the County of Essex, and following the Course of the Shore up to the River Coin to the Landing-place nearest Brightlingsea; from thence in.a direct Line to Shoe Bacon; from thence to the Point of Shellness, on the Isle of Shippey; and from thence across the, Waters to Fever sham; and from thence following the Line of Coast round the North and South Forelands, and Beachy Head, till it reaches the said Red Cliff, including all the Waters, Creeks, and Havens comprehended between them: Provided always, and it is hereby declared, that nothing in this Act contained shall extend, or be construed to extend, to enlarge or abridge the Local Limits .of the-ancient Jurisdiction, Rights, and Privileges of the Lord High Admiral of England, or the Lord Warden or Admiral of the Cinque? Ports respectively, or their respective Representatives; but that the same shall remain according to ancient Usage, and that the Description herein-before contained shall only be deemed applicable to the Purposes of this Act; any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.

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