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Bradshaw’s Guide

Rockingham

The ancient Castle, now the seat of Lord Sondes, about a mile from the station, comprises remains of a fortress built, by the Conqueror, which suffered in the civil war, when it was garrisoned for the king. There was a forest here 30 miles long.

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Places nearby

  • Bedfordshire : Bedford

    The agricultural capital of Bedfordshire, 16 miles from Bletchley, at the terminus of a branch from the North Western line.

  • Warwickshire : Rugby

    From Rugby several lines of railway branch off, making it a sort of starting point in the centre of England.