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Bradshaw’s Guide


The landscape improves somewhat here, and we have, views of several fine seats, comprising Mercote Hall, Packington Park, and Berkswell Hall, Sir J. Wilmot, Bart. After crossing the Blythe, by a viaduct of noble proportions, the traveller will perceive on the left, a very old, and almost ruined bridge, with live arches, which, with a quaint windmill and rich surrounding country, form a pretty picture.

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