Route record MYO3502 - York to Scarborough Turnpike Road


The York to Scarborough trust was established in 1752, when the corporation's wish that no gate should be allowed within five miles of the city was fulfilled. By 1768 a debt of £8,000 was said to have been incurred and a fresh Act was sought, although the first had not expired. A gate was consequently authorized at any point up to a mile and a half from Monk Bar, but not more than one-tenth of the toll chargeable between Monk Bridge and Newton Gate was to be collected there, and citizens were allowed certain exemptions—when carting hay, for example. These special provisions were confirmed in 1798 and 1820. In 1833, however, the restriction on the siting of gates was removed. The trustees' powers were confirmed by the Continuance Acts until 1865, and were to expire in 1866. From: 'Transport', A History of the County of York: the City of York (1961), pp. 472-481. URL: Date accessed: 12 January 2012.


Grid reference Centred SE 6435 5578 (6866m by 6528m)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish Heworth Without, City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish Huntington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish Stockton on the Forest, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Nov 21 2019 12:34PM


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