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Bradshaw’s Guide


A neat, clean town, of some note in the coaching times. In the vicinity are Broadfield Lodge and Tilgate Forest, still a wild tract, though much of it have been reclaimed.

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    Nature has eminently favoured this town by the salubrity of its air, the potency of its mineral springs, and the adjacent appendages of romantic and agreeable scenery.

  • Middlesex : Hampton Court

    Hampton Court stands on the north bank of the Thames, about twelve miles from London. Numerous sovereigns have made it their temporary abode; and the last who resided here were George II. and his Queen.

  • Middlesex : London

    The capital of Great Britain, and indeed, if its commercial and political influence be considered, of the civilised world.