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Bradshaw’s Guide


This town is prettily situated on a rising ground, at the top of which stands the church, rebuilt in 1722, on the site of one which had fallen down. Amongst the ancient monuments it contains, is one to the celebrated Earl of Shrewsbury. The principal buildings are, a grammar school, house of industry, alms-houses, &c.

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Places nearby

  • Berkshire : Reading

    Reading is situated on two small eminences, whose gentle declivities fall into a pleasant vale, through which the branches of the Kennet flow till they unite with the Thames at the extremity of the town.

  • 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 : 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.