A descriptive geography of Warwickshire

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Henry T. Cooke & Son, 1872 - 32 pages
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Page 5 - It is bounded on the north-east by Leicestershire ; on the east by Northamptonshire ; on the south-east by Oxfordshire ; on the south-west by Gloucestershire ; on the west by Worcestershire ; and on the north-west by Staffordshire. It is...
Page 30 - ... the seat of one of the most famous Universities in the world.
Page 30 - There are 3 well-marked divs. — the Hill, the Vale, and the Forest. The first is formed by the COTSWOLD HILLS...
Page 11 - The soils are generally fertile, but very various, comprising almost every kind, except such as contain chalk or flints. All the...
Page 20 - ... rivulet which expands into a broad lake, the whole forming one of the most splendid seats in the country. Within the park, there is a column 200 feet high in memory of tho present founder of the house, erected by inhabitants of all religious denominations in the diocese.
Page 30 - Severn ; the third is occupied by the Forest of Dean to the west of the Severn. The principal EIVERS are the Severn, the Wye, the lower Avon, the upper Avon.

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