Metes and Bounds Description Detail

Detail

Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Temperanceville Borough 1859 Creation shape decree (recorded) point in the edge of the Pittsburgh and Washington Turnpike

Map

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Courses and Distances

Note: This is an abstract, and not a transcription, of the description, which has been made to facilitate mapping that is not of surveying or engineering quality. Courses and distances have been converted to decimal degrees and feet, respectively, and some corrections may have been made. Users are cautioned to examine the original description.

Point Thence Course Distance To
1 along the same S 61.75° W 495 ft.
2 S 41.5° W 366.3 ft.
3 S 37.5° W 165 ft.
4 S 32° W 264 ft.
5 S 38.5° W 165 ft.
6 S 46° W 297 ft.
7 S 19.25° W 264 ft.
8 S 12.5° W 363 ft.
9 S 1.83333333333333° W 495 ft.
10 S 5.25° E 165 ft.
11 S 33° W 165 ft.
12 S 10.75° W 297 ft. point on the Washington Turnpike opposite the Stone Tavern
13 by land of Millers N 42.5° W 287.1 ft.
14 S 54.5° W 132 ft.
15 S 63.25° W 66 ft.
16 S 79.25° W 165 ft.
17 N 89° W 198 ft.
18 N 71.5° W 412.5 ft.
19 N 62° W 264 ft.
20 N 59.5° W 396 ft.
21 N 67.25° W 69.3 ft. tree
22 by line of G McCartney N 51.25° E 759 ft. post
23 by line of Barnes N 10.75° E 561 ft.
24 N 78.5° W 330 ft. post
25 by line of Aaron Frew N 11.25° E 518.1 ft. post
26 by line of the Pittsburgh and Steubenville Turnpike N 85.5° E 141.9 ft. point in said Pittsburgh and Steubenville Turnpike
27 N 41° W 254.1 ft. post
28 N 30.5° E 226.05 ft. post
29 by lines of Lorenz's heirs S 56.75° E 346.5 ft.
30 N 52° E 310.2 ft.
31 N 41° E 339.9 ft.
32 N 29.5° E 396 ft.
33 N 31° E 198 ft. tree
34 N 22° W 297 ft. post
35 N 60° E 462 ft. post
36 N 23.25° W 198 ft.
37 N 39.5° W 476.85 ft. post
38 by land of Sawyer N 43.5° E 693 ft. Ohio River
39 up the same 1666.5 ft. James Woods property and line of the Borough of West Pittsburgh
40 by line of Woods property S 48.6666666666667° W 412.5 ft. post
41 S 32° E 528 ft. centre of the Pittsburgh and Noblestown Plank Road
42 along said Plan road N 69° E 169.95 ft.
43 S 55° E 148.5 ft. point of Beginning

Change Measurement Units

Courses:  Degrees; Degrees & minutes; or Degrees, minutes, & seconds.
Distances:  Feet; Feet & inches; Rods; Rods & feet; Rods, feet, & inches; or Chains.

Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Temperanceville Borough 1859 Creation yes Nov 2, 1859