Kidd's Picturesque Pocket Companion to Southampton Etc., and the Isle of Wight

Kidd's Picturesque Pocket Companion to Southampton Etc., and the Isle of Wight

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...just been induced to erect another place of worship, which is called the New Chapel. It has no pretensions to ornament, but from its neatness and beautiful site, deserves honorable mention. The dissenting places of worship are, --the Independent Chapel, on Sion Hill; the Wesleyan Chapel, in Birmingham Row; and the Roman Catholic Chapel, in Carvel Lane. The POST OFFICE is conveniently situate in High Street. Letters from London are received every morning (Monday excepted) at ten o'clock by the Southampton steam packet, which returns, every afternoon, with the mail bag for London, at four o'clock. LIBRARIES. There are two excellent libraries in the town, --one kept by Mr. Pinhorn, the other by Mr. Moir; to each of these are attached reading rooms well furnished with the London daily and evening newspapers. They contain also a large collection of the most popular novels, and general literature of the day, and are well supplied with fancy stationery, perfumery, &c. LODGINGS. Those persons who intend remaining at Cowes will find every accommodation in the way of lodgings. Apartments may be obtained at a very reasonable rate in all parts of the town, but those most pleasantly situate are on Sun Hill. BATHS. The warm baths are a short distance from the beach, at Egypt, not for from the castle. The proprietors are unwearied in their attention to visitors and deserve their cordial support. For the convenience of invalids, who are unable to accomplish so long a walk, several very commodious baths have been fitted up by Mr. Hewitt, in the High Street, and those who have once made use of them will, we are persuaded, be induced to make a second trial. The BATHING MACHINES are close adjoining the warm baths. The beach being shelving, the machines are let...
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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566548
  • 9781236566546