The demands of a prudish aristocrat, that made one Cheshire town more dangerous for pedestrians, are about to be undone.
Knutsford's pavements were made deliberately narrow, back in the 18th Century, because the wealthy woman who paid for them didn't want couples walking arm-in-arm.
They've stayed like for more two hundred and twenty years, but now they'll be widened to make them safer.
Critics say it'll spoil the town's character as Ashley Derricott reports:
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