Evidence on improvement of land

Evidence on improvement of land
  • Title: Evidence to the Opposed Bill Committee on South Eastern Railway

  • Date : 24 March 1836, p.231

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HC/CL/PB/2/2/36

  • Description :

    Evidence about the great potential for improving agricultural land in Kent, and how the South Eastern Railway could support this process.

    Continued on page 2.

  • Transcript:

    A: Some

    Q: Sufficient to enable you to form some judgement of what advantage the land may derive from a plan of this description

    A: I think so

    Q: What is the general quality of the land in the District where your land is?

    A: In our neighbourhood the Land is chiefly stiff Clay.

    Q: Would that be considerably improved by lime and chalk brought at a less expense if you could get it?

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