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The History of the Baronial Mansions of England a Queen Elizabeth's Drawing-room

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Theme of various Interest

1 Noticeable Pictures at Penshurst .

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Richness of Kent in Baronial Residences .

1 Portrait of Algernon Sidney

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Hever Castle

1 Portrait of the Mother of Sir Philip Sidney

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Great Number of Castles erected in England during the Paintings in the Long Gallery at Penshurst

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Sway of the Norman Kings

Horace Walpole's deprecatory Notice of Sir Philip

Character of a Norman Castle .

1 Sidney easily refuted

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Rise of Domestic Architecture in England

2 A Passage in the First Book of the · Arcadia' applicable

Date of Hever Castle

2 to Penshurst

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Situation of Hever Castle

2 Passage in the · Arcadia'' applicable to · Penshurst

The Fortified Part of Hever Castle

2 Park

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Herer Castle the Birth-place and Residence of Anne The Vicinity of Penshurst, as painted in the Arcadia

Boleyn

2 Knole

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Continued Persecution of Anne Boleyn

2 Beauty of the Approach to Knoie Park

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Purchase of Hever Castle by William Bullen

2 Exterior of Knole House

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Sojourn of Anne of Cleves at Hever Castle

2 Various Possessors of Knole.

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Gate-house of Hever Castle .

2 Different Dates of the Building of Knole

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The Great Hall of Hever Castle

3 The Rooms at Knole more spacious than those at Pens-

Restoration of the Great Hall

3 hurst

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Portraits in the Great Hall of Hever Castle

3 The Great Hall ai Knole

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Fancied re-peopling of Hever Castle

3 The State maintained by a Nobleman in the Reign of

Objects of Interest in the Gate-house of Hever Castle 3 James I...

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The Court-yard of Hever Castle

3 The King's Bed-room at Knole

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The Dining-hall of Hever Castle

3 The Spangled Bed-room at Knole

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The Long Gallery of Hever Castle

3 The Ambassador's Rooni at Knole

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The Bay-window in the Long Gallery, the Scene of some of The 'Fire-dogs' at Knole

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the Traditionary Tales of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII.

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4 The Pictures at Knole

Legend concerning the Dungeon of Hever Castle 4 Pictures by Sir Joshua Reynolds in the Drawing-ro

-room

Anne Boleyn's Bed-room at Hever Castle

4 at Knole.

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i Village of Hever

4 Vandykes in the Leicester Gallery at Knole

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Hever Church

7 Pictures by Mytens in the Leicester Gallery .

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Penshurst Place

7 Literary Fame of the First Earl of Dorset.

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Sidney's the ruling Memory of Penshurst

1 Story told of the Sixth Earl of Dorset and Dryden 21

Convenience of Penshurst for a Day's Holiday

7 Portraits in the Dining parlour at Knole

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Appearance of Penshurst Place

7 Tom Durfey

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Ben Jonson's Lines on Penshurst

7 Knole Park

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Residence of the Duke of Bedford and Duke Humphrey Beauty of the View from Knole Park

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at Penshurst

7 Mote House, at Ightham .

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Inscription over the Gateway of the Entrance Tower 7 Cobham Hall

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Claim of Sir John Sidney to the Barony of L'Isle . 7 The Approach to Cobham Hall

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Ben Jonson's Lines on Penshurst Park

8 | Domestic Character of Cobham

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Sidney's Oak

8 Exterior of Cobham Hall .

Poetical Celebrity

' or Sidney's Oak

8 Various Owners of Cobham.

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Southey's Lines on Sidney's Oak .

9 The Original Character of Cobham destroyed by a

* Barbara Gamage's Copse'

9 Wyatvillian Improvement

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Saccharissa's Walk'

9 The Rooms of Cobham Hall

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Penshurst Park

9 The Music-room at Cobham .

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. First Court-yard'

9 Noticeable Portraits at Cobham

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The Hall at Penshurst

A Christmas in the Penshurst Hall of Sir Henry Sidney 10

10 Bad Arrangement of the Paintings in the Picture Gallery

at Cobham

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Christmas-Eve.

10, 11, 12 Valuable Paintings in the Picture Gallery at Cobham 23

Christmas Day

12, 13, 14 Cobham Park

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Ben Jonson's Lines on the Hospitality of Penshurst Hall 14 Cobham Church

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Gifford's Observation on Jonson's Lines

14 Charlton House

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Gradual Disuse of the Custom of Dining in the

Owners of Charlton Manor

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Hall

Royal Proclamation against the Practice of 'not Dining

14 Inigo Jones commonly said to be the Architect of Charl-

ton House

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in the Great Hall

14 Exterior of Charlton House

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Present Appearance of the Great Hall at Penshurst 14 The Rooms of Charlton House

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The State Apartments at Penshurst

15 Great Resemblance of Charlton House to Charlton

The Ball-room at Penshurst

15 House, Wiltshire

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Objects of Interest in the Smaller Room adjoining the Days on which Hever Castle, Penshurst, Knole, and

Ball-room at Penshurst

15 Cobham, can be inspected

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Early History of Bath .

25 The Medicinal Springs of Batlı little known in the 16th

Tradition concerning the Origin of Bath

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Century

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Settlement of the Romans at Bath

25 Filthy Condition of the Baths during the Reigns of

Account of the Roman Baths discovered in 1755, given Elizabeth and James

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in the History of Somersetshire'

25 Pepys's Sketch of the Hot Baths

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The Place of the Roman Baths at Bath used by the

Anstey's Fling at the Bathers

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Saxons as a Place of Sepulture :

26 A Foreign Traveller's Account of the Munner of Ladies'

Roman Remains found in the Neighbourhood of Bath 26 Bathing

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Beauty of Aquæ Solis in the Time of the Romans 26 The King's Bath

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Means by which Aquæ Solis aided in the Subjugation Curious Circumstance mentioned by Stukeley in connec-

of the Britons.

26 tion with the King's Bath

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Maintenance of the Splendour of Aqua Solis by the Statue of Bladud in ihe King's Bath .

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Britons

20 Swimmirg Bath in connection with the King's Bath 34

Roman Antiquities preserved in the Literary Institution The Cross Bath

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at Bath

26 | The Hot Bath

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History of Bath after the Departure of the Romans 26 The Abbey Baths

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Occupation of Bath by the Saxoris

27 Analysis of the Gas emitted by the Bath Spr'ngs

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The Name of Aqua Solis changed to “Hat Bathun' by Ancient Mode of Accounting for the Hot-springs at Bath 34

the Saxons

27 Number of Treatises on the Efficacy of the Bath Waters 35

Prynne's Account of the Surrender of Bath by the Roy- Wretched Porerty of the Suburbs of Bath

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alist Commandant during the Great Rebellion

27 Approach to Bath by the Old Bridge

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Battle fought on the Hill of Lansdowne, in 1643 27 The Skew-bridge at Bath

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Cartwright's Inscription on the Monument erected to

Southgate Street

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the Memory of Sir Beville Granville .

27 The Architectural Beauties in Stall Street

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Bath the Seat of an extensive Woollen Trade

27 The Pump-room

Pepys's Account of Bath in 1668 .

27 Lord Chesterfield's Epigram on the Statue of Nash,

Wood's Account of the Condition of Bath up to the 18th between two Busts of Newton and Pope

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century

27 | Queen Charlotte's Visit to Bath in 1817

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Modern Bath

28 Ancient Monastery and Church on the Site of the Present

Beau Nash.

28 Abbey Church

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Condition of Bath upon the Advent of Beau Nash 28 Union of the Bishoprics of Bath ond Wells

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First Proceedings of Nash on his Arrival at Bath . 28 Tradition concerning the Commencement of the Abbey

Beau Nash's Rules to be observed at Bath

28 Church by Oliver King

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The Public Balls at Bath under the Management of Naslı 29 Exterior of the Abbey Church

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Nash and the Duchess of Queensberry .

29 Conversion of the Abbey into a Parochial Church . 36

Duelling at Bath in Nash's Time

29 | Interior of the Abbey Church

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Nash's War against the Boots of the Country Squires 29 Monuments in the Abbey Church

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Prevalence of Obelisks in Bath

30 | Quin, the Actor

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Erection of an Obelisk to Commemorate the Visit of the Dryden's Inscription to Mary Frampton

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Prince of Orange to Bath in 1734

30 Monument to the Memory of Lady Jane Waller

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Pope's Answer to Nash's Request for an Inscription on Story told concerning Janies II. and the Efligy of Waller 39

an Obeli-k to Commemorate the Prince of Wales's Story respecting James II. and the Abbey, told by

Visit to Bath in 1738

30 Warner in his . History of Bath'

Magnificence of Nash in his Day of Pride

30 Prior Bird's Chapel

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Height to which Gambling was carried at Bath in Nash's Exterior of Prior Bird's Chapel

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time

30 | Bond Street

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Act of Parlament passed io suppress all Games of Mi'som Street

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Chance

30 Character of the Shops of Bath

Fall of Beau Nash

31 The Assembly-roonis

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Instance of the Depravity of Bath in 1760

31 The Ball-room .

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Beau Nash the Marplot of Bath

31 The Octagon-100ml

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Manner of Spending a Day at Bath in Nash's Time 31 Exclusiveness of the Bath Assemblies

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Great Change in the Appearance of Bath during the 18th The Circus

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century

31 Gloominess of the Architectural Portions of Bath

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View of Bath from the Platform of the Railway-staticn 31 The Royal Crescent

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Rise of Bath's Architectural Magnificence under Wood. 31 The Royal Avenue

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Civil War concerning a Successor to Beau Nash

31 | The Victoria Park

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Change in the Social Condition of Bath during the Pre- Head of Jupiter in the Victoria Park

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sent Century

32 The Guildhall

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Ascendancy of the Evangelical Church Party at Bath in Municipal Privileges of Bath

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the Present Day

32 Balls held by the Citizens of Bail inibe Guildhall 42

The Hot Baths

32 The Pulteney Bridge

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Great Pulteney Street .

42 Intimacy between Mr. Allen and Pope

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The Sidney Gardens

42 Pope's Compliment to Allen

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The Canal and the Railway Traversing the Sidney

Går

Origin of the Acquaintance between Warburton and

dens a Type of the Past and the Present

42 Allen

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Associations of the Sidney Gardens with Sheridan 45 Residence of Warburton at Prior Park

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The New Town

45 The Conversion of Prior Park into a Roman Catholic

St. Michael's Church

45 College

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St. James's Church

45 Destruction by Fire of a portion of Prior Park

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St. Stephen's Church

45 The Early Scenes of Tom Jones' laid at Prior Paik. 50

Porerty of Bath in early English Remains

46 The Quarries upon Coomb Down

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Bellet's Hospital

46 View from Coomb Down

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The Bath United Hospital

46 The Abbey Cemetery

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Remains of the Ancient Walls of the City

46 Discovery of Roman Remains on the Site of the Abbey

The Three Epochs of the History of Bath typified in the Cemetery

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Ancient Wall in Boatstall Lane

46 Want of Dignity in the Church belonging to the Abbey

The Literary and Scientific Institution

46 Cemetery

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Richness of the Bath Literary Institution in Remains of Widcomb Church

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Antiquity

46 Ingoldsby's Sketch of an old Admiral

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46 | The Walk to Beckford's To r.

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The Bath General Hospital

46 Lansdowne Crescent

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Anecdote told of Beau Nash in connection with the Bath Mr. Beckford's Residence in Lansdowne Crescent

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General Hospital

46 The Lansdowne Tower

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The Grammar School

49 Mr. Beckford's Plan for remedying a Defect in the View

Former Eminence of the Bath Theatre .

49 from the Lantern

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The New Theatre Royal

49 Mr. Beckford's Method of making up Nature

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The River Avon and its Bridges

49 | Monument constructed by Mr. Beckford for himself 52

Filthy Condition of the River in its passage through Bath 49 Conversion of Mr. Beckford's Grounds into a Cemetery 52

Ruinous State of the Buildings on the Banks of the Beauty of the two Cemeteries of Bath

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River

49 Sir John and Lady Miller

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Bathwick Bridge

49 The Thursday and Friday Meetings held at Batheaston. 55

Pulteney Bridge

49 Mrs. Piozzi

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The North Parade Bridge

49 The Artists of Bath

The Village of Twerton

49 The Sanitary Condition of Bath

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Literary Associations of Bath and its Neighbourhood 49 Healthful Situation of the Higher Parts of Bath

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Prior Park.

50 The Public Health at Bath not so good as might be

The Walk to Prior Park

50 expected

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Mr. Allen, the Original Owner of Prior Park

50 Evil of allowing the Sewers to empty themselves into

The Post-Office indebted to Bathonians for many of the

the River

Improvements in its Management

50. Great Preponderance of Females over Males in Bath 56

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Impropriety of the Position occupied by the Organ in Character of the River near Exmouth

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most English Cathedrals

65 View of Exmouth from a Distance

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The Nave of Exeter Cathedral

65 Account of Exmouth in 1780

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The Choir

66 Star Cross

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The Chapels

66 Powderham Castle

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The Monuments in Exeter Cathedral

66 Gibbon's Notice of the Courtenays

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View from the North Tower of the Cathedral

66 View from Powderham Park

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The Great Bell in Exeter Cathedral

66 - The Court House'

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The Chapter House

66 Exminster

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The Bishop's Palace

66 Kenton

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The Churches of Exeter

66 Topsham

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Fuller's Notice of the Churches of Exeter

67 Sail from Topsham to the Warren

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The Guildhall .

67 The Cliffs between Exmouth and Dawlish

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Fuller's Account of the Woollen Manufacture of Exeter

67 The Railway to Dawlish

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The Ship Canal

67 Polwhele's Derivation of the name of Dawlish

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Growth of Villas around Exeter

67 Dr. Downman's Apostrophe to Dawlish

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The Walks around Exeter

67 Progress of Dawlish during the present Century

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The Northernhay

67 Advantages of the Situation of Dawlish

Old Abbey

67 The South Devon Railway

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The Villages around Exeter

68 Devonshire Marble

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Ride from Exeter to Sidinouth .

68 Fantastic Appearance of the Cliffs near Dawlish

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Description of the Situation of Sidmouth given in 'The Beauty of the Walks around Dawlish

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Route-Book of Devon

68 Walk from Dawlish to Teignmouth

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View of Sidmouth from the Beach

68 Situation of Teigmouth

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The Advantages of Sidmouth

68 Early History of Teignmouth.

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The Buildings of Sidmouth
68 Bishop Burnet's Notice of 'Teignmouth in 1690

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Knowle Cottage.

68 Memorial of the Townsmen of Teignmouth concerning

Different appearance of Sidmouth Bay in calm and rough the Attack on their Town made by the French in 1690 78

Weather

69 Present State of Teignmouth

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Character of the Cliffs near Sidmouth

69 Public Buildings of Teignmouth

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Chit Rock

69 The Den.

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The Rambles round Sidmouth.

69 Aquatic Advantages of Teignmouth

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Pleasantness of a Devonshire Winter

69 The Teign

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The Drizzle

70 Devonshire Junkets and Clotted Cream

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Beauty of the Lanes in the Neighbourhood of Sidmouth 70 Scenery of the River near Teignmouth

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Fondness of the Devonshire People for deep Cuttings The Coast from Teignmouth to Torquay

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and high Banks

70 St. Mary's Church

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Picturesque Character of Devonshire Cottages

70 Bishopstowe

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Mrs. Brav's Sketch of a Devonshire Cottage

70 Anstis Cove

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• Devonshire Cob'

71 Kent's Hole

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Cob Cottages

71 Rapid Rise of Torquay

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Pleasant Spots in the Neighbourhood of Sidmouth 71 Situation of Torquay

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Road from Sidmouth to Exmouth

71 Dr. Clarke's Account of the Climate of Torquay 84

Otterton

Pricry founded at Otterton by King John

71 Popularity of Torquay

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71 Torquay à Town of Terraces and Villas

Otterton Church

71 Views around Torquay

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The Otter at Otterton

71

Budleigh, the birth-place of Sir Walter Raleigh

View of Torquay from Torbay .

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71 Situation of Torbay

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Budleigh Salterton

Various Roads from Budleigh Salterton to Exmouth

72 Prospect from Torbay

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Polwhele's Account of the Circumstance which brought

72 Vestiges of an old Monastery in the Gardens of Tór Abbey 87

Exmouth into Repute

Paignton

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Exmouth in the Time of John and Edward III.

72 Brixham

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72 The Brixham Lords

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The Old and New Towns

Sea-side Conveniences of Exmouth

72 Landing of the Prince of Orange at Brixham

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The Beacon Hill .

72 William Prince of Orange and Dr. Burnet

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72 Napoleon's Remark on Torbay

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