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  • * Victoria County History *

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    Parishes Chilbolton

    close by the Test, where the first settlers made their encampment, valuing the Test as their water supply and the Downs as their pasture land. The main road from Winchester to Andover , going in a north-westerly direction, leaves Barton


    with weaker defences. The lateral ramparts are about a furlong apart, and the town extended over about 30 acres. The Downs to the west of the town are covered with the fields of the ancient inhabitants, 1 whose water-supply appears


    from Lewes to Brighton . The Downs in this neighbourhood are dotted with tumuli and mounds in which flint implements and urns containing human remains have been found. On the lower slopes of the Downs there is rich arable. Fruit

    Sapperton Manors and other estates

    (d. 1851) 59 and, with other parts of the manor, it formed part of the 490-a. estate based on the Downs that Peter's son Henry owned at his death in 1886 . 60 The estate passed to Henry's son Edward

    Hackney Building after c. 1800 Hackney : Evolution of Settlement, 1805-1904

    the high road, 34 and the laying out of long residential roads around Hackney Downs and to the north. The Downs and other threatened common lands were preserved from 1872 and the marsh from 1893, 35 when other available land

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    had. The loss of the Amphitrite is also too recent to be forgotten. she weas riding at anchor in the Downs, was driven out by violent weather, and totally wrecked near Boulogne ; she had on board neary 200 female Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    largest as to numbers, was decidedly better than that of 1800, and fully as good as any on record. The Downs were very numerous, and included some extraordinarily fine pens, whilst Leicesters and other long wools maintained an honourable rivalry. Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Swing" (226), by Mr. Birket Foster; "Venice" (184), by Jamnes Holland; "Off Calais" ( I86), by David Cox; " The Downs near Eastbourne" (i 9i), by Copley Fielding; some important drawings by J. M. W. Turner; ' Scots Guards returning Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Milford Haven f ryesterday afternoon. The wind was blowing half a gale, I )with a big sea outside. t The Downs Squadron displayed great activity at the c entrance to the rrhames during Monday night. There r fwas a thick Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    excellent Welsh cattle and heifers, and the cross and mixed breeds show well. The extra cattle class is commendable. The Downs cannot well be more beautiful or appear in better character than they do on the present occasion; but they Subscribers-only content

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