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England's gazetteer; or, an accurate description of all the cities, towns, and villages of the Kingdom. In three volumes. Vol. I. and Vol. II. contain a dictionary of the Cities, Corporations, Market-Towns, and the most noted Villages; their Manufactures and Trade; Markets, Fairs, Customs, and Privileges; principal Buildings, and charitable Foundations, &c. With their Distance from London, in Miles both computed, and measured. ... A New Index Villaris, or, Alphabetical Register of the less noted Villages; With their Distance, or Bearing, from the next Market-Town, or well-known Place. This Work includes all the chief Harbours, Bays, Forests, Hills, Mines, medicinal Springs, Moors, and other Curiosities both of Nature and Art; and not only takes notice of most of the Manors and Seats in the Kingdom, both ancient and present; but also points out the old military Ways, Camps, Castles, and other remarkable Ruins of Roman, Danish, and Saxon Antiquity:-And particularly shews the Estates that were formerly Abbey-Lands.

  • Whatley, Stephen, active 1712-1741.
Date
M.DCC.LI. [1751]
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Publication/Creation

London : printed for J. and P. Knapton, D. Browne, A. Millar, J. Whiston and B. White, M.DCC.LI. [1751]

Physical description

3v. ; 120.

References note

Alston, XI.87
ESTC T32658

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

Languages

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