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SALISBURY PLAIN AND STONEHENGE.
Character of the Plain-Old Saram- Tarner and Salisbury Plain—Stonehenge-Etymology—The Great
Circle and the Triliths—The Avenue and the Carsus—Traditions and Speculations—Uncertainty of
Date and of Parpose—Sepulchral Barrows-Amesbury-Convent and Church
Origin and Early History-Cloth.making-First Factories—Increase in Population-old Leeds—The
Modern Town-Churches—Church of St John—The Parish Church — The Town Hall—Development of
the Woollen Trade in Leeds during the Present Century—The Cloth-mills—Messrs. Marshall's Flax-mill
-Great Benefactors of Leeds—Edward Baines and the Leeds Mercury
THE CINQUE PORTS.
Views from the Castle Hill of Dover-The “Saxon Shore”—The Cinque Ports, their Duties and
Privileges-Sandwich-Ebbsfleet-Richborough—The Goodwins-Dover–Hytbe-Courts of the Cinque
Ports-Rye-Winchelsea-Hastings-Pevensey-Seals of the Cinque Ports.
Journey to Dunfermline from Edinburgh-History of Dunfermline--Malcolm Canmore and St. Margaret
-Anglo-Saxon Scotland—The Abbey Church-Comparison with Durham-Date of Nave–Traditions of
St. Margaret—The Palace—The Town .
THE PLYM, FROM THE SOURCE TO PLYMOUTH.
The Rivers of Devonshire-Sources of the Plym-Old English Names—Sheepstor— The Dewerstone-
Shaugh Bridge–The Slannings-Bickleigh Vale-Plympton-Old Remains and Memories—Sir Joshua
Reynolds-Approach to Plymouth—The Catwater
The Monasteries of the Fenland—“ Courteous Crowland "-Approach to Crowland-Peakirk and St.
Pega—The Dykes and Drains of Fenland-Character of the Scenery—The Village of Crowland— The
Triangular Bridge - The Remains of the Abbey—Its History—The Cell of St. Guthlac—Abbot Ingulf-
Ordericus Vitalis—Waltheof Buried at Crowland-Dissolution of the Abbey-A Warlike Cleric .
Ludlow Castle in its Greatness and its Decay-View of the Town from Whitcliffe—The Welsh Marshes-
Early Strongholds—Richard's Castle-Position of Ludlow-Ludford–The Old Bridge-Early History of
the CastleJoyce de Dinan-Fulke Fitz-Warine—The De Lacys and Mortimers—Ludlow a Royal Castle
-Prince Arthur--The Earl of Bridgewater Lord President-Description of the Castle—The Great Hall
the Scene of “Comus”-Mary Knoll Valley-Ludlow Church-Old Inns—The Feathers”—The
Angel "-A Dark Story
WEST CORNWALL AND THE LAND'S END.
An Ancient Dinner-table, and a Modern One-General Character of West Cornwall_W. Borlase, the
Cornish Antiquary-The Hundred of Penwith-Early Accounts-St. Michael's Mount, and its History-
St. Michael's Chair—The Tin Traffic-Primitive Hat-villages – Chysoister-Penzance, and its Trade-The
Pilchard Fishery—Dolly Pentreath—The Land's End—The Logan-A Lonely Church and its Legend-Cliff
Scenery of the Land's End-Old Cornish Churches-St. Sennen- St. Just-Primitive Stone Circles-
Zennor and Chywoone
EDGEHILL AND NASEBY.
Two Great Battle-fields—Character of the Scenery of Central England—The Ancient Roads - The Battle of
Edgehill— March of the King –Edgecot House—The Battle-field-Memorials of the Fight-Position of
Naseby-March of Fairfax-The King Warned–Fairfax Forces a Battle—The Battle-field of Naseby—The
Battle-Defeat of the Royalists—The Slaughter at Marston Trussell—Naseby at the Present Day-Sulby
THE CLYDE, FROM ITS SOURCE TO DUMBARTON.
The Sources of the Clyde and the Tweed-Romance of the Upper Clyde-Drochil Castle--Wild Scenery-
The First Tributary, the Daer Water-Reminiscences of Wallace-Biggar Water and the “Cadger's
Brig”— Bothwell Castle and its Relics—Glasgow and its Industries—Alcluyd—Wallace's Sword—Dum-
barton Rock and Castle—The Firth of Clyde
Lord Bacon on Building-Burghley his evident Ideal-Grandeurs of the House–The Approach and
Entrance-gate — The Interior - The Chapel — The Billiard-room-Portraits—The “Lord of Burghley
Tennyson's Poem—The Real Facts—The Old Ball-room and its Decorations—Queen Elizabeth's Chamber
-The Pagoda-room-A Grand Collection of Portraits—The George IV. Rooms-Royal Visitors at
Burghley—The Carlo Dolce Picture—The Gardens—“ Capability Brown”—The Town of Stamford—Its
Great Antiquity-Once a Resort of Learning-Its Churches-St. Martin's and the Cecil Monuments—The
THE WEALD OF KENT.
The “Wealden” Formation-General Character of the Country—The Oaks-Gondhurst and the
“Smugglers ”—Bedgebury and the Beresfords—Cranbrook and its Industries—Sissinghurst-Sir R. Baker
-The Painter's Retreat-Bayham Abbey and its History—The Modern House-Tunbridge—The Castle-
Churches and Grammar School—Tunbridge Wells—Penshurst and Sir Philip Sidney-Penshurst Place-
The Pictures—The Sidney Family-Hever Castle and the Boleyns—Leeds Castle—Tenterden Steeple and
the Goodwin Sands
Beauty of the Dee-Its Course-Derivation of the Name-Deva–Bala Lake-Upper Waters of the Dee-
Corwen-The Vale of Llangollen-Plas Newydd and the " Ladies of Llangollen ”_Valle Crucis Abbey-
Dinas Brân-Viaduct over the Dee—The Hills round Llangollen-Wynnstay— The House and Grounds-
Chirk Castle-Ruabon—Wrexham-Bangor-Holt and its Castle-Chester—The “Sands of Dee”
The Town and the Abbey-Origin of the Name—The Old Abbey and its History—Its Dissolution—Building
of the New House-Description of the Building— The Portraits—Horace Walpole's Criticisms—Lord
William and Lady Rachel—The “Lion's Head” from “Button's”—The Library-Statue-gallery and
Green-house–The Park and Gardens-Farms on the Estate-Royal Visits—The Town of Woburn and the
Churches—Pedigree of the Russells-Earl Russell - Agricultural Improvements—The Bedford Level