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Granville Road, TST [1896- ]

Current condition: 
In use
Date Place completed: 
c.1896-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)

Named after:  "Granville Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, who was a Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1868 to 1870 and in 1886". [Source: Signs of a Colonial Era via Wikipedia]

Timeline

  • 1892: Plans and estimates for the new road were 'were laid before a meeting of the Public Works Committee', then construction was commenced. See items 126 & 129, 1892 PWD Annual Report
  • 1896: Road was formed and sufaced, see item 65, 1896 PWD Annual Report

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