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LAMBETH, a village in Surrey, which the late increase of buildings, in every direction, from the three bridges, has now united to the metropolis. LAYTON STONE, a long village in Essex, on this side Wanstead. LEATHERHEAD, a village in Surrey, four miles S. W. of Epsom. LEE, a rural village in Kent, six miles S. from London, on the south. side of Blackheath, and on the road to Maidstone."
BEITH HILL, five miles W. by S. of Dorking, in Surrey, is admired as affording one of the noblest prospects in Europe.
LEWISHAM, 2 village in Kent, five miles and a half S. from London, in the road to Bromley.
LITTLE LONDON, in Middlesex, in the road to and a mile and a half from Uxbridge. Here is a fine mansion, most beautifully situated, the residence of the late marchiouess of Rockingham.
LOW LAYTON, a village in Essex, (which, with that of Laytonstone, forms but one parish) on the skirts of Epping Forest, ave miles and a quarter N. E. from London.
MARBLE HILL, the villa of the late Earl of Buckinghamshire, at Twickenham, Middlesex, situated on a fine green lawn, open to the Thames.
MERTON, a village in Surrey, eight miles S. S. W. from London, in the road to Fpsom, is seated on the river Wandle, and was once celebrated for an abbey.
MICKLEHAM, in Surrey, three miles north from Dorking, a village at the foot of Box Hill, between Leatherhead and Dorking, is watered by the Mole.
MILL HILL, a village in Middlesex, in the parish of Hendon, nine miles and a half N. from London.
MITCHAM, a village in Surrey, eight miles S. S. W. from London, on the road to Reigate. Mitcham Grove is the handsome seat of Henry Hoare, Esq.
MORTLAKE, a village of Surrey, on the Thames, about seven miles W. from London.
MUSWELL HILL, a village in Middlesex, five miles and a half N. from London, in the parish of Hornsey.
NEWINGTON BUITS, a village in Surrey, extending from the end of Southwark to Kennington Common, is said to have received the name of Butts from the exercise of shooting at butts, anciently much practised here, and in other towns in England, to fit men to serve as archers.
NEWINGTON GREEN, a vi lage in Middlesex, between Islington and Stoke Newington, consisting of a handsome square.
NEWINGTON, or STOKE NEWINGTON, a village in Middlesex, two miles and a half north from London, in the road to Edmonton.
NORBURY PARK, in the parish of Mickleham, near Leatherhead, Surrey, is the seat of the late William Lock, Esq. The extent and richness of prospect from the house fill the beholder 'with admiration. NORWOOD, a village in Surrey, two miles from Camberwell, scattered round a large wide common, five miles from London, in the parishes of Croydon, Streatham, Lambeth, and Camberwell.
NORWOOD GREEN, Middlesex, 10 miles from London, adjoining Osterley Park.
OAKS, the villa of the Earl of Derby, on Banstead Downs, between Croydon and Dorking, Surrey, was built by a society of gentlemen, called the Hunters' Club, to whom the land was leased by Mr. Lambert. Lord Derby having acquired a fee simple in the estate, added, at the west end, a large brick building, with four towers at each corner.
OATLANDS, adjoining to Weybridge, in Surrey, the seat of the Duke
of York, who purchased it of the late Duke of Newcastle. The park is four miles round. The house is situated about the middle of the terrace, whose majestic grandeur, and the beautiful landscapes it commands, cannot be described.
ONGAR HILL, in Surrey, two miles S. E. of Chertsey.
OSTERLEY PARK, Middlesex, one mile and three quarters N. from Hounslow, in the parish of Heston, formerly the seat of the late Robert Child, Esq. but now of the Earl of Jersey.
PAINE'S HILL, Surrey, seven miles and three quarters S. W. from Kingston, the elegant seat and celebrated gardens of the late Benjamin Boud Hopkins, Esq. but now of the Earl of Carhampton, in the parish of Walton upon Thames
PINNER, two miles and a half S. W. of Harrow on the Hill.
PETERSHAM, a village of Surrey, nine miles and a half S. W. from London, situate on the Thames, in the midst of beautiful scenery.
PUTNEY, a village in Surrey, four miles and three quarters S. W. from London, is pleasantly situated on the southern bank of the Thames, over which there is a wooden bridge connecting it with Fulham.
PECKHAM, a small village near Camberwell.
RICHMOND, in Surrey, nine iniles W. S. W. from London, the finest village in the British dominions, was anciently called Sheen, which, in the Saxon tongue, signifies resplendent. From the singular beauty of its situation, it has been termed the Frescati of England. Here stood a royal palace, in which Edward I. and II. resided, and where Edward 11. died of grief, for the loss of his heroic son the Black Prince.
ROEHAMPTON, Surrey, a hamlet to Putney, at the west extremity of Putney Heath.
RUMFORD, in Essex, an excellent market town, 12 miles from London, on the road to Ipswich.
RUNNYMEAD, near Egham, in Surrey, is celebrated as the spot where King John, in 1215, was compelled to sign Magna Charta, and Charta de Foresta. It is true, that here his consent was extorted; but these charters were signed, it is said, in an island between Runny Mead and Ankerwyke House. This island, still called Charter Island, is in the parish of Wraysbury, in Bucks.
SALTHILL, in Bucks, twenty-one miles and a quarter W. from London, on the Bath Road, is remarkable for its fine situation and elegant inn. SHEEN, EAST, Surrey, a hamlet to Mortlake, situated on the Thames, two miles E. from Richmond.
SHOOTER'S HILL, Kent, eight miles south from London, in the road to Dover, from the summit of which is a fine view of London, and into Essex, Surrey, and even part of Sussex. The Thames also exhibits a magnificent appearance. There is a handsome inn and gardens for the entertainment of those who visit this delightful spot. About a mile southward is Severn Droog Castle, erected to the memory of Sir W. James.
SION HOUSE, in the parish of Isleworth, Middlesex, a seat of the Duke of Northumberland, situated on the Thames, opposite Richmond Gardens.
SION HILL, in the parish of Hestor, eight miles from Loudon, a seat of the Duke of Marlborough.
SOUTHGATE, Middlesex, eight miles and a half N. from London, a hamlet to the parish of Edmonton, is situated on the skirts of Enfield Chase.
STAINES, a market town in Middlesex, sixteen miles W. S. W. from London.
STANWELL, Middlesex, four miles west of Hounslow, is a seat of Sir
W. Gibbons, Bart.
STAMFORD HILL, the upper part of Clapton, Middlesex, three miles and a half N. N. E. from London.
SHIPPERTON, Middlesex, a neat village on the banks of the Thames, two miles from Oatlands,
STANMORE, GREAT, a village in Middlesex, ten miles N. W. from London, in the road to Watford.
STOCKWELL, a village in Surrey, in the parish of Lambeth, three miles and a half S. from London.
STRATFORD, three miles and a half E. from London, the first village in Essex, on crossing the Lea, at Bow Bridge, is in the parisir of West Ham.
STRAWBERRY HILL, near Twickenham, Middlesex, the villa of the late Earl of Orford, now of the Hon. Mrs. Damer, is situated on an eminence near the Thames.
STREATHAM, a village in Surrey, five miles S. from London, on the road to Croydon.
SUNBURY, a village in Middlesex, on the Thames, sixteen miles and three quarters S. W. from London.
SYDENHAM, a village in Kent, on the declivity of a fine hiH, seven miles S. from London.
TEDDINGTON, a village in Middlesex, seated on the Thames, twelve miles W. S. W. from London.
THAMES DITTON, a village in Surrey, two miles and a quarter south from Kingston.
THEOBALDS, a hamlet on the New River, in the parish of Cheshum, Herts, two miles W. N. W. from Waltham Abbey.
TOOTING, UPPER, a hamlet in the Parish of Streatham, and in the road to Reigate, five miles and a half S. from London.
TOOTING, LOWER, six miles from London, ou the same road, has also many good houses.
TOTTENHAM, a village four miles and a half N. from London, in the road to Ware.
TURNHAM GREEN, a village in Middlesex, five miles W. from Lou. don, in the parish of Chiswick.
TWICKENHAM, a village in Middlesex, ten miles and a quarter W. S. W. from London, is situated on the Thames, aud adorned with many handsome seats; among which is one where Alexander Pope, the poet, lived.
TWYFORD PRIORY, Middlesex, two miles and three quarters N. N. W. from Acton, situated on the Paddington Canal, the only house in the parish the seat of Thomas Willan, Esq.
VAUXHALL GARDENS, the most celebrated public gardens in Europe, situated uear the Thames, in the parish of Lambeth. The season commences on the 4th of June (the King's Birth-day), and continues to the end of August. But the gardens are open only three nights in a week, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The admission is 4s.
UXBRIDGE, a market-town in Middlesex, fifteen miles W. from London, in the road to Oxford, is situated on the river Coln and Grand Junction Caual, over each of which it has a bridge.
WALHAM GREEN, a village of Middlesex, in the parish of Fulham, three miles S. W. from London.
WALTHAM ABBEY, or WALTHAM HOLY CROSS, is a large irregular town, situated on low ground near the river Lea, which here forms a number of small islands, and is skirted by fruitful meadows, which have been long famed for succulent grass
WALTHAM CROSS, or WEST WALTHAM, a village in Hertfordshire, is situated one mile and a half W. from Waltham Abbey, ou the high north road; cousisting of a single well-built street, disposed on each side of the road. It derives its name from one of those elegant stone crosses which the pious affection of Edward I. occasioned him to erect in memory of his beloved Queen Eleanor.
WALTHAMSTOW, a village in Essex, five miles N. N. E. from London, is a large and populous village, including the hamlets of Chapel eud, Clay-street, Hale-end, Hoo-street, Marsh-street, and Wood-street, and abounds with the villas of opulent merchants and tradesmen.
WALTON, a village in Surrey, six miles S. W. from Kingston, plea santly situated on the river Thames, over which it has a bridge.
WALWORTH, a long village between London and Camberwell. WANDSWORTH, a village in Surrey, five miles W. S. W. from London, situate in the road to Kingston, near the confluence of the Wandle with the Thames, and between two hills called East Hill and West Hill.
WANSTEAD, a village six miles from London, on the skirts of Epping Forest, is adorned with several villas, and by the magnificence of Waustead house.
WEST WYCOMB, Bucks, six miles from Uxbridge, Westminster, a seat of Sir John Dashwood, its church stands on a hill, and the ball on the cupola will hold six persous.
WEYBRIDGE, a village in Surrey, three miles S. E. from Chertsey, took its name from a bridge formerly erected here over the Wey.
WHITTON, Middlesex, a hamlet of the parish of Twickenham, one mile and a half south from Hounslow. A seat of G. Gosling, Esq. celehrated for its growth of the cedars of Lebanon, said to be the finest in England.
WIMBLY GREEN, six miles from London, on the Harrow road, a seat of the late Richard Page, Esq.
WILSDON, Middlesex, five miles W. N. W. from Oxford street.
WIMBLEDON, a village in Surrey, on a fine heath, seven miles S. W. of London.
WOODFORD, a village. eight miles from London, in the road to Epping, has some agreeable villas on each side of the road, which command fine prospects over a beautiful country.
WOOLWICH, a market-town in Kent, nine miles from London, is situated on the Thames, and is famed for its fine docks and yards, (where men of war are built, and the largest have, at all times, a sufficient depth of water) as also for its vast magazines of guns, mortars, bombs, cannon balls, and other military stores. In the lower part of the town is the Warren, now called the Royal Arsenal, where upwards of seven thousand pieces of ordnance have been laid up at one time. Here also is the house where bombs, carcases, and grenades are prepared. Adjoining is a very fine common, on which are built, most spacious barracks for the Royal Artillery, and an academy for the instruction of one hundred and twenty-eight cadets, who are taught the first principles of mathematics, fortification, military plan drawing, French, fencing, and dancing. There is also a small academy in the Royal Arsenal for the accommodation of about sixty cadets.
MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC LECTURES, DELIVERED IN THE COURSE OF THE WINTER, BEGINNING USUALLY IN OCTOBER AND FEBRUARY.
At the Theatre of Anatomy, Great Windmill Street, Courses of Lectures are delivered on Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Surgery, by James Wilson, F. R. S. and Charles Bell, F. R. S. E. Surgeon to the Middlesex Hospital.
Surgical Lectures will be delivered by Mr. Bell, during the season.
At St. George's, Medical, &c. School, George Street, Hanover Square; and 42, Great Windmill Street.
1. A course of Lectures on the Practice of Physic, with the Laws of the Animal Economy. By George Pearson, M. D. F. R. S. Senior Physician to St. George's Hospital. 2. On Chemistry, at the Royal Institution; by W. T. Brande, F. R. S. &c. &c.
3. On Therapeutics, with Materia Medica and Medical Jurisprudence, in George Street ; by Dr. George Pearson, and W. T. Brande.
On the Theory and Practice of Surgery, at No. 42, Windmill Street; by B. C. Brodie, Esq. F. R. S. Assistant Surgeon to St. George's Hospital, &c.
Sir Everard Home continues to give Lectures on Surgery gratuitously to the Pupils of St. George's Hospital, at No. 42, Windmill Street.
At the Middlesex Hospital,
Lectures on the Practice of Physic are read by Dr. P. M. Latham, and Dr. Southey.