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Bradshaw’s Guide


A town prettily situated on the right bank of the river Lymington. Its maritime operations are chiefly confined to the Isle of Wight, with which it has frequent communication. Salt is extensively manufactured in the neighbourhood. The parish church, dedicated to Thomas a Becket, has many striking monuments.

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  • Hampshire : Netley Abbey

    Remains of the church, chapter-house, refectory, &c., exist, all picturesquely wound with ivy or overshadowed with ash and other trees.

  • Hampshire : Portsmouth

    Portsmouth, the first naval port in the British Islands, 75 miles, from London by the South Western Line or 95 by way of the Brighton and South Coast Line.

  • Hampshire : Southampton

    The station, which is close to the quay, and has a commanding position on the banks of the Southampton Water, is admirably adapted for the convenience of passengers.