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ON RIGHT YROM LOND.
Route to Folkestone
ON LEFT FROX LOND.
To New Romney 9
Three miles distant, miles. This borough is One of the Cinque Ports,
Sibton, J. Uneack, Esq. one of the Cinque Ports. formerly a maritime town
Hythe, near the church It formerly sent two of great importance. It
is the villa of Professor members to Parliament,
is a thoroughfare for per- Coleman, and beyond, the right of election sons going to or coming
Beachborough, Rer. W. being vested in the from France; the channel
D. Brockman. mayor, jurats, and com
here being only 27 miles monalty ; but it is now
across to Calais, and the disfranchised. Pop. of
voyage being often inade
in one tide if the wind is parish, 1851, 1053.
fair. Returns 1 M.P. Por. Sandgate is a village
1851, of town, 2857, and of considerable repute
Parl. borough, 13,164. as a watering-place. It 6 Seabrook Bridge. 63 Marine Villa, Earl of has a castle, originally 13 Sandgate. 68 Darnley. built by Henry VIII., now employed as a martello tower.
FOLKESTONE 697 Folkestone was at one time a flourishing place, and is again rising into im. portance. It has greatly increased since the opening of the South-Eastern Railway, the directors of which have made it a principal station for communication with France. Swift steam-packets pass daily, and often twice a day, between Folkestone and Boulogne (a direct distance of 29 miles), accomplisbing the voyage in two hours. The harbour has been greatly extended and improved, and numerous modern buildings erected for the accommodation of visitors, by whom it is resorted to during the summer months. The surrounding country is very beautiful. Dr. William Harvey, the discoverer of the circulation of the blood, was a native, and left a sum of money, with which a school has been endowed. Customs dues collected in 1857, £135,881. Pop. of parish, 1851, 6726.
VIII. LONDON TO MAIDSTONE, BY RAILWAY, 43 Miles,
Bromley derives its name from the quantity of broom with which it was formerly surrounded. It is pleasantly situated on the Ravensbourn, and possesses & spring whose waters afford great relief in a variety of infirmities, from the chalybeate with which they are impregnated. The church contains a monument to the memory of Dr Hawkesworth, (the author of the Adventurer,) and the tomb of the wife of Dr Johnson. Bishop Warner, in 1666, here founded a college for 20 clergymen's widows. Population in 1851, 4127.
Langley Pa., E. Good
High Elms, Sir J. W. 494) Green Street Green. Chelsfield.
Place, 1473| Richmore Hill 1. Knockholt, Ashgrove
Chevening and Chere-45 | Morant's Court Hill, 20 i Dunton Green. ning Pa Earl Stanhope. the summit of which comThe third Earl pussessed a mancs a fine prospect. I
ON LEFT FROM LOND.
great mechanical genius, and greatly improved the printing-press.
Combe Bank. Chipsted Pl.
Bradbourne House. 143 River Head.
Wilderness Park, MarMontreal Pl. Earl Am
quis Camden. herst. This seat received its name from the 1st Lord Amherst, in memory of his success in the reduction
Knowle Park (Earl Amof Montreal, in Canada. To Westerham, 4. m. 141
herst), formerly the seat of
24 Keppington, Coí. T. Aus
the Sackvilles, Dukes of is a pleasant town, and deten.
Dorset, whose title is now rives its name from seven Ash Grove.
extinct. This magnificent oak-trees which formerly
mansion covers upwards occupied the height on Belle Vue.
of five acres of ground, which it is built. The
and furnishes specimens church is an elegant build
of the architecture of a ing, and, from its command
variety of ages,-the most ing situation, is a conspicu
ancient being as old as the ous object. The town has
Mareschels a Grammar School, and a
the most modern being large range of alms-houses,
the erection of Thornas, instituted by Sir Williain
first Earl of Dorset, in the de Sevenoké, a foundling,
reign of James I. It has brought up by some chari
an invaluable collection of table persons in the town
pictures and antique busts. from which he received his
The park contains herds of name. Population of pa
fine deer, a variety of exrish, 1851, 2187.
cellent timber, and covers an extent of five or six
miles in circumference. Panthurst.
401 River Hill 243 Rumsted.
Watt's Cross Foxbush.
273 Horn's Lodge.
TUNBRIDGE, 30 To Maidstone, 159 miles.
Postern Pa. J. E. West, Lisle and Dudley. At a on the Medway,
Esq. short distance is the fa. Is celebrated for its manu
Summer Hill, the resimous oak, planted at the factures of turnery ware.
dence of Cromwell's Genebirth of Sir P. Sidney, and It has a free grammarnow 22 feet in circumfer- school, founded and en
ral Lambert after the civil
wars. ence. The park is adorned dowed by Sir A. Judde, a by a noble sheet of water,
native of the place. Pop. called Lancup Well. See of town, 1851, 4539.
Scr. River Medway
miles. Wood's Castle.
Two and a quarter miles
341 distant is Tunbridge Welis 2841 Kipping's Cross.
ON RIGHT FROM LOND.
ON LEFT FROM LOND,
Enter Sussez. Two miles distant, Bay- 25 Lamberhurst.
Court Lodge. ham Abbey (Marquis Camden), founded about the
cr. River Teise.
Scotney Castle, an an year 1200, beyond which, 22 Stone Crouch, (Kent). 43 cient seat situated in a deep at Frant, is Shernfold,
vale on the banks of the and Eridge Castle, Earl of
To Cranbrook, five m.
Sandhurst. 5011 To Tenterden, five m. Here a road leads to Four
Newinden. Oaks, through Whitebread
Two miles distant, Mer
cr. River Rother, Lane, saving 14 mile.
ringlon Place. At a distance are the ru and enter Sussex. ins of Bodyham Castle, a
Nirthiam. magnificent building, supIposed to have been built byi 911 Beckley. |553 one of the Dalyngriges, a
Four Oaks. 57 Emily of great consequence in Sussex in the fourteenth
Peasemarsh. and fifteenth centuries.
RYE (p. 29.)
Mountsfield, at the en
trance of Rye. WINCHELSEA.' 165 Winchelsea Castle.
X. LONDON TO HASTINGS, 631 Miles.
ON RIGHT FROM LOND.
ON LEFT FROM LOND.
To Lewes, 249 miles
37 London to Tunbridge 30 Penshurst, Lord de Lisle (p. 16.)
and Dudley. the cr. river Medway.
South Pa. Great Bounds,
Viscount Hardinge. 34 Southborough. 33
Nonsuch-Green. 311 Tunbridge Wells.
352 29 Frant (Sussex.) 37
Thence to Hastings as by
To East Bourne, 30 m.
X11. LONDON.-UCKFIELD.-EAST BOURNE, 624 Miles.
(Kent.) (See p. 15.)
Holwood Ho., J. Ward, Westerham is a small 48|| Keston.
The old mansionmarket-town. The manor 473 Leaves Green, 153 house of Holwood was for minster by Edward 1.--1t|44 South Street.
many years the favourite 183
retirement of Mr Pitt. On is now the property of J.
Westerham. 214 west side of Holwood Hill Ward, Esq. Gen.' Wolfe
To Reigate, 13 m. are the remains of an exand Bishop Hoadley were
Lensive encampment, supnatives of this place. To East Grinstead, 164
posed to be of Roman miles.
Hill Park. Squerries.
To Maidstone, 22 m. 378 Lindhurst.
251 36 Eden Br. 26
cr. river Eden. Tammerwood Lodge, J. 319 Kent Water,enter Suss. 31
bago D. Magens, Esq. To East Grinstead, 64 m. 283
Maresfield Park, Sir J.
Buckstead. 1941 UCKFIELD. 431) Framfield Park, A. DoIn the neighbourhood are
novan, Esq. two chalybeate springs. Po
pulation, 1851, 1590. 14 mile from Uckfield, a There is another and a road leads off to Lewes 8 shorter route from Lonmiles distant.
ldon to tekfeld (see p. 29.)