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Abstract of Estimate of Expence of making a Turnpike Road from Burtry ford near Cowshill to the Town of Alston. Making the Road £794. 6. 2 Purchases and making various Alterations 236. 1.10 Bridges &c Hatherley Cleugh £150. . . Snedberry } Burdas Cleugh } No Bridges necessary Pearts Cleugh } North Cleugh } Rampgill 20 Gillgill 10 Nenthall 50 Hudgill 10 Erecting Turnpike Bar and Contingencies 50 £300 £1335. 8. - From Alston Bridge by way of Raise, Wanwood and Howgill rigg Tenements and Whitley Ground all New Road till it joins the Old Road in the Manor of Whitley Making the Road £210. 1. 9 Purchases and making various Alterations 401. 6 Bridges etc Ellery Mill £5 Gildesdale Burn 100 Lecke Burn 5 Levelling in several Places 20 Erecting Turnpike Bar and Contingencies 50 £180 £823. 7. 9 Expence of Drawing Bill and obtaining an Act of Parliament 380 Total £2538.15. 9
Abstract of expenses for building turnpike road. Undated but immediately precedes a letter dated 24th May 1793, and the topic was under discussion that spring. 24th May is used here, and it is assumed to have been drawn up by Nicholas Walton.