Plots of Land between Camphill Lane and Holyhead Road, Wednesbury.
- Reference Number: MAP/877
- Date: 1904 - 1911
- Level: File
- Extent: 6 pieces
- Creator: Maps and Plans
- Description: Untitled plan It shows 6 plots of land of different sizes coloured red, labelled 178 square yards, between Camphill Lane, and Holyhead Road. It also shows Russell Street, and Albert Street. The Art Gallery, Municipal Offices, Education Offices, Science and Art School, and Post Office. Unlabelled plots of land are also shown. Scale: 41.66 feet to 1 inch. Approximate size: 36 x 34cm (i) Untitled plan. Pencil drawn plan of land [park? gardes?] between Holyhead Road and Camphill Lane, which also shown the tramline, and drains. A proposed new wall is shown in red. Some outlines of unlabelled buildings are shown on the land. Scale 1/4. Pencil notes are written on the right hand side. Pencil drawn plan and elevation of Park Building to 1/4 scale. Approximate size:77 x 57cm (ii) Plan A and Plan B fastened together with a type-written sheet of the work labour, and materials to be found and supplied etc. Plan A shows old walls to be taken down, and new wall to be built which will belong to Wednesbury Corporation. Measurements, and adjoining landowners, and Camphill Lane shown. Dated July 25 1911 in pen like the letter on the plan. Signed in pencil E Martin Scott, Boro[ugh] Surveyor, Wednesbury. Signed in pencil John A Summerhill, Nov 28/11 Plan B is an elevation, plan and section of a park building with measurement shown. Scale: 4 feet to 1 inch. Signed in pencil by E Martin Scott, Boro[ugh] Surveyor, Wednesbury. Signed in pencil John A Summerhill, Nov 28/11 Two type-written sheets fastened to plans, providing details, and signed by E Martin Scott Boro[ugh] Surveyor, and John A Summerhill, Nove 28/11 Colour (iii) Letter from James Moncur, Office of the County Surveyor, Staffordshire County Council, dated 5th December 1911, addressed to E Martin Scott, Boro[ugh] Surveyor, Wednesbury, with the heading Road Board, arranging a meeting (iv) Plan entitled Borough of Wednesbury, Development and Road Improvement Funds Act 1909. REFERENCE Pink Proposed Open Space Blue Proposed Street Improvement Plan shows the open space between Holyhead Road and Camphill road. The land between is to be laid out and planted. Around the open space is an old wall to be taken down, and a new boundary wall at the back, and along the roads dwarf wall and pallisading is shown. The old line of paving is shown and shaded blue for improvement. The present and new kerb lines are also shown. The present Storm Water Sewer is shown, and the new diverted sewer and man hole are shown 1/4 scale Signed J[ohn] A Summerhill, and E Martin Scott, Borough Surveyor, Wednesbury. Block Plan on same sheet showing land shaded red at the junction between Holyhead Road and Camphill Lane. The Art Gallery and Muncipal Offices are also shown. Pencil calculations on the right. Post card fastened to the top of the plan, with a drawing of how the land would be planted, with shrubs, grass, and a flowerbed. Approximate size: 53 x 64cm (v) [Blue print?] Ornamental W[rought] I[ron] Railing Gates. Drawing Number 202 Plan shows detail of railings, wall, and gates, with measurements. Scale 1 inch to 1 foot Johnson Bros and Co Ltd, Wisemore Works, Walsall. attached to plan letter from Wisemore Works, Walsal, enclosing blue print, and providing details of cost, addressed to E Martin Scott, Town Hall, Wednesbury. (vi) Three typed sheets fastened together providing the specification and desctiption of work, labour and materials. There are headings which include: Generally, Excavator, Bricklayor, Mason, Ironfounder, and Painter. The last sheet has the typed date of December 1912, signed John A Summerhill, and E Martin Scott, Borough Surveyor. Box 6018
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