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Embertidistant is Wolston
and, on the other sington the river Dove,
yn House; and, 2 ndon Durther, on the right,
Dr Abbey, a seat of watak raven. The present mansion stands on
Ryton House. vite of a Cistercian S tery. Several of the
Ryton. 86% 1 mile beyond Ryton to Cuents are very fine,
Snutham, 9j miles. Ro ntain many valuable
cr. river Aron. Whitley Bridge.
Whitley Abbey, Viscount Hood. Here Charles I. is supposed to have fixed his station when he unsuccessfully summoned the city of Chester in 1642.
Styvichall, A. F. Gre To inley House.
S cr. river Sow.
gory, Esq. ***he Charter House. fawkesbury Hall. Lutterworth, 15m. 1811. COVENTRY
To Kenilworth 5 miles, patago Nuneaton, 87 miles. is a city of great antiquity,
thence to Warwick 67 m. 20 Tamworth, 181 m. with very narrow streets.
To Stopeleigh Abbey,
Lord Leigh, 5 m.
| 12 Meriden.
Stone Bridge. | 993 Packington Hall, Earl
of Aylesford. Elmdon Hall, A. Spooner
To Coleshill and ColegLillingston, Esc 54 Wells Green. 104 hill Park, Lord Digby, al
1oo miles. BIRMINGHAM, p. 203. 11094
ON RIGHT FROM LOND.
ON LEFT FRON LOND.
To Dunstable, 11 miles.
In Great Berkhampstead,
Ashlyn's Hall, A. Ashridge Park, the seat the poet were born. Here
Smith, Esq. of the late Duke of
are the remains of a castle, Bridgewater, and after
formerly the residence of wards of the late Earl of
the kings of Mercia. The Bridgewater, occupies church contains numerous the site of an ancient
brasses and other monubuilding, formerly a mo
ments. Pop. 1851, 2943. nastery, which, after the Reformation, became the seat of royalty, and was the frequent residence
North Church Tunnel, of Queen Elizabeth when Princess. In 1602, it
360 yards in length. passed to the Lord Chan-804 TRING STATION. cellor EUesmere, an an- From Tring, an elevated cestor of the Bridgewater ridge of ground, called the
To Aylesbury, 9 miles. family. This fine estate Chiltern Hills, extends to is now held by the Earl of Oxfordshire. To suppress
To Wendover, 6 miles. Brownlow.
the banditti who formerly
Tring Park, a beautiful cer, called the Steward of To Ivinghoe, 22 miles; the Chiltern Hundreds, was
seat, adorned with pleas
ing scenery. Danstable, 9 miles.
appointed by the Crown. Tring is 14 miles dis- The duties have long since tant from the station.
ceased; but the office is reIt is a very ancient place,
tained to enable any mernand is supposed to be of
ber of Parliament to resign Roman origin. It has a
his seat. fine church with carved 767 Cheddington Junction 367 Here is the junction roof, and several monu
of the Aylesbury with the ments. Pop. 1851, 3218. 72 Leighton Junction St. 401 Birmingham Railway. Ivinghoe.
Mentmore, the Baron LEIGHTON BUZZARD. Meyer de Rothschild. To Dunstable, 9 miles.
To Wing, 6} miles. To Dunstable, 7 miles.
Liscombe Park, H. W. To Ampthill, 18 miles.
Lovett, Esq. To Bedford, 26 miles.
Leighton Buzzard is half a mile from the station, and is situated in the northeastern extremity of the county of Bedford, on the banks of the Ouzel. Here is a pentagonal cross of curious architecture. The church is a very old building, containing a font, stone-stalls, &c. The Grand Junction Canal passes close to the town. Pop. of township, 1851, 4465. Seven miles from the station is Woburn, a small but neat town. It is a place of some antiquity, and has been twice destroyed by fire. The church is a venerable building, entirely covered with ivy. It contains several monuments, and an altar-piece by Carlo Maratti. The inhabitants of Woburn are chiefly employed in lace-making. Woburn Abbey, the seat of the Duke of Bedford, is a magnificent quadrangular building, and contains a splendid collection of paintings, statues, busts, &c. The park is 12 miles in circumference, and is well stocked with deer. Battlesden Park. Sir Linslade Tunnel,
P. D. P. Dupcr
Weedon has bandsome
To Daventry, 4 miles,
perfect remains of Roton, Esq. the line, and a demi-field
man field works on WatAt a distance Althorp
battery of artillery. It has ling Street; Southam, (Earl Spencer). There also an extensive powder 14 miles; Leamington, is a fine picture gallery, and a still finer library
magazine, and is a depot 21 miles; Warwick, 23 m. of arms.
1} mile distant is Stowe here.
Nine Churches, containing a beautiful monument to the memory of
Elizabeth, daughter of cross Birmingham
Lord Latimer. The sculpand Holyhead road.
tor of this exquisite work
Norton Hall, B BotCrick is the choice field, Esq. 14 mile distant is the " meet” of the Pytchley Ashby St Leger, in the llage of Crick. hunt.
church of which is a mohe hill through which
nument to Sir W.Catesby, tunnel is carried
Kilsby Tunnel, beheaded at Leicester ile distant is tha portion of the 1 mile 640 yards in length, after the battle of Bos. of Crick. round which sepa- 24 feet wide, and 22 feet in worth Field (see p. 198). hill through which BDHE I ESIL&ations.
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