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Road - 1 shilling per ton mile
Waterway - 2.5 pence per ton mile
• Parishes were responsible for upkeep - statute labour.
• Research during the 1970s and 1980s have led historians
to recognize that the contribution of roads to the growth of
industry and business was more significant than
• Turnpikes first established in the 17 th century and
abolished in the 1880s. Turnpikes
Notice taken from the Carlow
Morning Post 1st April 1822.
Secretary Robert Phillips calls a
meeting to be held at Carlow on
15th April 1822.
Carlow County Library
Source: http:// www.askaboutireland.ie /reading-room/environment-geography/transport/growth-of-transportation Hyde Park Tollgate marks the beginning of the Bath Road a...
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