The London and Southampton Railway Companion; Containing a Complete Description of Every Thing Worthy of Attention on the Line ... with Guides to Southampton and the Isle or Wight; And a Map ...

The London and Southampton Railway Companion; Containing a Complete Description of Every Thing Worthy of Attention on the Line ... with Guides to Southampton and the Isle or Wight; And a Map ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...and pondered over his small philosophy. VVc now cross Allbrook, which marks the division of the Otterbourne and the Boyst Embanknients; the latter is a continuation of the former. Near the seventieth mile post the canal re-crosses the line and again flows parallel with it upon our left. Bishops Stoke is on the same side, and may be distinguished by the square tower of its church. This parish contains a population of 1,026 persons; its Ann. Val. 4,719. It is situated in the Fawley division of the county of Southamp. ton. The church is dedicated to St. Mary; the living is a Rectory in the archdeaconry and diocese of l/Vinchester, K.B. 14 17: . Gd. The church is, however, best seen from the commencement of the next cutting, which is called Barton Levels: the village is there also in sight. We proceed onward, and near the srouenam max. From Lo 71st mile post pass under the road to Bishops Stoke; a little in advance is the Barton Sta tion. The line to Gosport and Portsmouth here commences. BARTON STATION. This station gives easy access to Bishops Stoke on the east, to Stoneham and to Romsey on the west of the line. From it you have a view for several _m1les lll advance, bounded by the woods 1n Townhlll Park. The church u on the summit points out the site of Westend), a small village near the park. Half a mile further north, Stoneham is upon the right, with its pretty ivy-covered church, which contains the remains of the celebrated Lord Hawke and a most superb monument to his memor'y; it is composed of white and variegated marble on which the-family arms are sculptured, and also a representation of his victory over the French Admiral Conflans, i_n Quiberon _Bey. The living of this village ls a Rectory in the archdeaconry and...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236917995
  • 9781236917997