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Looking downstream under Polwheverell Bridge, taken from the Parish vestry book of 1572. Contract: made between Constantine Parish and Roger Hallard of Tregony Borough, Mason to make of new hewed moore stone one Bridge now decayed in Polwheverell. There followed a description of the bridge specification and that he was to be paid 3.6s.8d. for his labour including cleavers, lime and sand. Using rocks and stones as now lye in the way in Polwheverell Lane annoying the passage. And then Roger Hallard was bound in 6.13s 4d. build, and maintain the bridge at his cost for his lifetime.

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