Cox's Magistrates Cases Volume 22

Cox's Magistrates Cases Volume 22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...plaintiffs had to reduce the width of the metalled surface thereof by 3$ft. to the further damage of the plaintiffs; and that, by reason of the defendants having so let down the road the plaintiffs had. also been put to the cost of 37cents. 15s, for the sinking of a dumb well at the upper end of the road to catch storm water and domestic refuse water, and prevent it from tloodin the surface thereof. The plaintifis claimed 500l. amages. In their defence the defendants denied any negligence in working the mines, and said that they worked the mines under the road, as they were entitled so to do, in a proper and usual manner, and that by reason of the workings the road, together with the surrounding land, was lowered in a general and gradual manner, and (save for the slight damage to the surface) so as to cause no injury to the road and no interruption or impediment to the passage of the public over the same; that the lowering of the road did slightly break and damage the surface of the same, and the defendants alleged that, so far as such breaking and damage was caused by the defendants, it could have been repaired without raising the road to its original level, and that the repairs, including a proper provision for draining the surface of the road, could have been executed at a cost of 60l., which they brought into court in respect thereof. They further pleaded that, in pursuance of sects. 18 to 27 of the Waterworks Clauses Act 1847 (10 & 11 Vict. c. 17) and the Public Health Act 1875 (Support of Sewers) Amendment Act 1883 (46 & 47 Vict. c. 37), the defendants, on or about the 27th March 1902, gave notice in writing to the plaintiffs of the intention of the defendants to work the mines, but the plaintiffs did not within thirty dayshow more

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