The Official Guide to the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway, and the Newhaven Route to Rouen, Paris, and the Continent

The Official Guide to the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway, and the Newhaven Route to Rouen, Paris, and the Continent

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...commanding a grand pros ect seaward. Immediately below the wall and near the sea is the Illladeira Road, which, from its sheltered site, cheerful greenery, and roximity to the ozone-charged ocean-breezes, is par excellence the spot where invalids can linger for hours without caring exposure to bleak winds, while gaining all the advantages to be derived from a sunny sky and an invigorating atmosphere. Here, too, we may 'see another favourite resort for the East Bi-ightonians--namel, the substantial promenade of the old Suspension Pier, which has a length of 1,136 feet, and terminates in a spacious pier-head, with lower landing-stages for the accommodation of excursionists and bathers. Having reached Paston Place Groyne, we can descend to the shore and return to the Aquarium by that scientific curiosity, Volk's Electric Railway. Presuming that again we make the Steins our starting-point, we purpose ofiering a few suggestions whereby a stranger may. with the assistance of the town-plan, ain an idea of the principal localities within" easy reach. It maybe well to mention that from Castle Square, an old coaching;rendezvous--between the Pavilion Buildin s and the Steine---are frequent services of omnibuses to all parts 0? Brighton, the fares being enerally fixed at twopence. One of the chief services westward is via North Street and Western Road to Church Road, Hove, near the handsome elevation of the new Town Hall erected by the Hove Commissioners. Another route is that via Lansdowne Road to Cliftonville, West Brighton, and Aldrington, by which passengers ali htin(gl at Furze Hill can proceed to the picturesque wild arden anfwoo ands that surround St. Ann's Well, a natural chalygeate spring of tonic pro erties. A second...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236746953
  • 9781236746955