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Highway Act 1835

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XXIVDirection Posts, where and how to be erected.

And be it further enacted, That the Surveyor of every Parish, other than a Parish the Whole or Part of which is within Three Miles of the General Post Office in the City of London, shall, with the Consent of the Inhabitants of any Parish in Vestry assembled, or by the Direction of the Justices at a Special Sessions for the Highways, cause (where there are no such Stones or Posts) to be erected or fixed in the most convenient Place where Two or more Ways meet a Stone or Post, with Inscriptions thereon in large legible Letters, not less than One Inch in Height and of a proper and proportionate Breadth, containing the Name of the next Market Town, Village, or other Place to which the said Highways respectively lead, as well as Stones or Posts to mark the Boundaries of the Highway, containing the Name of the Parish wherein situate ; and that the Surveyor of every Parish shall, at the several Approaches or Entrances to such Parts of any Highways as are subject to deep or dangerous Floods, cause to be erected graduated Stones or Posts, as he shall judge to be necessary, for the guiding of Travellers in the best and safest Track through the Floods; and also to secure Horse Causeways and Foot Causeways, by Posts, Blocks, or Stones fixed in the Ground, or by Banks of Earth cast up or otherwise, from being passed over and spoiled by Waggons, Wains, Carts, or Carriages ; and the said Surveyor shall be reimbursed, out of the Monies which shall be received by him pursuant to the Directions of this Act, the Expences of providing and erecting and of keeping in repair such Stones, Posts, or Blocks already erected or fixed, or which may hereafter be erected or fixed.

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