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Limehouse 1873

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Limehouse]

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been constantly watered by the Contractors, with water from the
East London Water Works. Swan necks have been fixed to all the
water posts.
IMPROVEMENTS.
Limehouse (Narrow Street and Risbie's Rope Walk)
Improvement.—On account of the inability of the owner to sell,
Precepts have been issued to the Sheriff of Middlesex to summon
a Jury to assess the value of the Copyhold Messuages Nos. 1, 2,
and 3, Globe Alley, and a piece of Land between Nos. 1 and 2,
forming the yard of the "North Country Pink" public-house. The
amount of the verdict has been paid into Court, and possession of
the premises obtained.
Negociations have been concluded with various persons interested
in the following premises required for this Improvement,
viz.:—
The Lessee of Nos. 1, 2, and 3, Globe Alley; the tenant of
No. 28, Three Colt Street; the Freeholder of No. 37, Northey
Street; the Freeholder of Nos. 3 and 4, Northey Street; tenant of
the "Experienced Fowler" public-house, Nightingale Lane; the
Lessee and Tenant of "The North Country Pink" public-house,
and the Cottage and Stables adjoining thereto; the Lord of the
Manor for his interest in certain premises at corner of Globe
Alley and Risbie's Rope Walk; the Freeholder and Leaseholder
of 32, Three Colt Street.
Negociations are still pending with the Freeholders of "The
Bricklayer's Arms" public-house, Narrow Street; and No. 36
adjoining thereto.
Plans have been prepared shewing the alterations to the house
No. 3, Northey Street, required to form the new line of street, and
lenders were received for the works. The tender of Mr. Palmer
was accepted, and the works have been carried out.


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