Metes and Bounds Description Detail

Detail

Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Bristol Borough 1922 Ordinance shape ordinance point in the River Delaware where stream of water commonly called Adams' Hollow Creek empties into the same

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Courses and Distances

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Point Thence Course Distance To
1 extending by the center line of the said Adams' Hollow Creek, which is now a part of the existing boundary line between the Borough of Bristol as it now exists and Bristol Township, upwards the several courses thereof point in the tow path of the Delaware Division Pennsylvania Canal twelve feet from the edge of the water in the said canal
2 up the said tow path the following courses and distances N 15.9833333333333° E 742.6 ft.
3 N 20.2333333333333° E 172.2 ft.
4 N 32.8166666666667° E 242.9 ft.
5 N 36.8833333333333° E 370 ft.
6 N 38.8833333333333° E 1477.3 ft.
7 N 35.35° E 132.2 ft.
8 N 29.9833333333333° E 85.6 ft.
9 N 23.8833333333333° E 251.8 ft. point twelve feet distant from the water edge of the said canal, and in the center line of Green Lane or Bloomsdale Ferry Road
10 in the center line of Green Lane or Bloomsdale Ferry Road S 29.8333333333333° E 334.3 ft. point in the said center line
11 across said road and by land of the Bristol Patent Leather Company and Bloomsdale Estate Company, the following courses and distances N 21.7833333333333° E 252 ft.
12 S 62° E 148.5 ft.
13 S 21.95° W 352.5 ft. point in the center line of said Green Lane or Bloomsdale Ferry Road
14 down the center line thereof S 29.8333333333333° E 580.4 ft. point in the Southerly property line of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company
15 by the said southerly line of the said Pennsylvania Railroad Company's land N 31.0833333333333° E 196.8 ft. point
16 across the land of the Merchant Shipbuilding Corporation, formerly known as Bloomsdale Estate, on a line parallel with and one hundred seventy-two (172) feet form the center line of said Green Lane or Bloomsdale Ferry Road S 29.8333333333333° E 2408.8 ft. point in the middle of the Frankford & Bristol Turnpike Road or Radcliffe Street, which at this point is fifty feet in width
17 along the center line of the same S 6.4° W 283.1 ft. intersection of the center line of said Frankford and Bristol Turnpike Road or Radcliffe Street, which at this point is sixty feet in width
18 continuing on the center line of said Frankford and Bristol Turnpike Road or Radcliffe Street S 36.3833333333333° W 5.1 ft. intersection of the center line of said Bloomsdale Ferry Road or Green Lane
19 continuing in the same course along the center line of said Frankford and Bristol Turnpike Road or Radcliffe Street S 36.3833333333333° W 53.8 ft. intersection of the Northerly fence line prolonged of the Merchant Shipbuilding Corporation
20 along said fence line produced and said fence line S 53.5666666666667° E 207 ft. low water mark of the River Delaware
21 down the several courses thereof by low water mark of the said River Delaware place of BEGINNING

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Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Bristol Borough 1922 Ordinance yes* May 17, 1922