Penzance and St Just Turnpike Trust (updated 24th Sept 2013)

This trust was created very late in the Turnpike era to connect the mining areas of St Just with Penzance.

List of Acts

Penzance and St Just

 

26&27 Vic c27

1863

 

Penzance and St Just

continuation

47&48 Vic c52

1884

 

Penzance and St Just

Expired

 

1885

Nov 1885

 

Report to Secretary of State 1863

BPP (1863); NO. 10 PENZANCE & ST JUST

An Application to make a new Turnpike Road;

New Roads;

1st, The main road from Saint Just to the boundary of the borough of Penzance, in length about 6 miles 3 furlongs and 130 yards, which follows the line of existing highways in many parts

2nd A. branch road, from the main road, to Nancherrow, 3 furlongs 150 yards in length

3rd. A branch road, from the main road, to Pendeen, 2 miles 1 furlong and 30 yards in length

4th. A branch road from the last-named branch road to Trewellard, 1 mile 1 furlong in length,

 

The total length of the main road and branches will be about 10 miles 1 furlong 90 yards.

 

List of Roads

St Just Road; A3071 from Penzance to St Just (about 6.5 miles)

Nancherrow Road; A3071 and B3306 within St Just (about half a mile)

Pendeen Road; B3318 from Wheal Butler to Pendeen (about 2 miles)

Trewellard Road; B3318 from Woon Gumpus Common to Rewellard (about 1 mile)

 

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Known Tollhouses (extracts from Tollhouse National database) 3 identified (survivors in bold)

Road Classification Number

Route

GATE NAME

OS Grid Ref- Prefi

Easting

Northing

District

Civil Parish

Location (Name or Number)

Road or Street (see across)

Position

Evidence

Revised 24th Sept 2013

erected by (Turnpike Trust or Authority)

Bibliographic refs

A3071

Penzance to St Just

Tremethick Cross

SW

44306

30537

CWPW

MADRON

The Toll House

Tremethick Cross

jct with Madron to Sancreed Road

; ; ;

Penzance to St Just

Taylor P. (2001), "The Toll-houses of Cornwall", p29

A3071

Penzance to St Just

Tregerest

SW

407

317

CWPW

SANCREED

Tregerest

at B3318 juct for branch to Pendeen

 

OS 1st Series; ; ;

Penzance to St Just

Taylor P. (2001), "The Toll-houses of Cornwall", p29

B3306

St Just to Trewelland

Tregeseal

SW

370

318

CWPW

ST JUST

The Turnpike

St. Just

 

; ; ;

Penzance to St Just

 

 

Known Milestones

In the Milestone Society Database, 6 are identified on A3071 and B3306 (based on Trust mileage, expect 10)