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Bradshaw’s Guide


This place is situated on the Severn, which, by its navigation, contributes largely to its prosperity. The town is composed of one long street, intersected by the river; a little outside is Wassel Hill, on which there is a Roman Camp, also Wassel House the residence of G. Hallen, Esq.

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