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Synonyms for turnpike

Synonyms for turnpike

(from 16th to 19th centuries) gates set across a road to prevent passage until a toll had been paid

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an expressway on which tolls are collected

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In 1805 another new turnpike road was built, going from Nefyn through Beddgelert and the Nanygwynant valley to join the main road at Capel Curig."
Today Turnpike Road is lined with primly neat council houses, none prouder than the home of the late Eileen O'Grady, whose daughter, Mary, kissed and hugged her famous distant cousin.
Together these tell the story of the canal, the lime-kilns, the corn mill at Shore Foot, the turnpike road, the Wharf Inn, the new streets of the 19th century and much more.
The three-times world champion, who is now 67 and fighting Parkinson's disease, will visit the town on September 1 in a motorcade and will visit the Turnpike Road area of the town where his greatgrandfather, Abe Grady, was born in the 1840's.
Shields Road started life as the turnpike road linking North Shields and Newcastle.
Ranger Automation Systems, 820 Boston Turnpike Road, Shrewsbury, MA 01545; (508) 842-6500; Fax (508) 842-5941; www.rangerautomation.com; e-mail: sales@rangerautomation.com
Flomerics Incorporated, 257 Turnpike Road, Suite 100, Southborough, MA 01772, USA; 408-562-9100.
At this time the area was covered with dense forests and only a primitive track connected Morristown and Elizabethtown until 1801, when a turnpike road was constructed between Elizabethtown Point and the Delaware River in Sussex County.
Information: IBC USA Conferences, Inc., 225 Turnpike Road, Southborough, MA 01772-1749; phone 508481-6400; fax 508-481-7911; e-mail reg@ibcusa.com.
Acacia at Indian Meadows, 275 Turnpike Road. All proceeds benefit Northboro Local First.
All things for back and belly were so cheap as was never known' (18th Century local record) The first turnpike road in Durham was built in 1742 when an act of parliament was given to build a 41 mile road from Durham to Catterick Bridge via Yarm In the late 1800s Duncans ran a paddle steam ferry between Middlesbrough and Stockton.
SOUTH DUBLIN COUNTY COUNCIL Motor Rescue Direct Ltd t/a Irish Towing Services is applying for permission for Motor Breakdown and Recovery Service, Vehicle Storage and Authorised Treatment Facility for End of Life Vehicles at MAC Rentals, Turnpike Road, Ballymount, Dublin 12.
It was built to accommodate a tramway which linked Sutton Colliery with a weighing machine and coal stockpile on the Liverpool to Warrington turnpike road.