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Monmouthshire. Descriptive accounts of Persfield and Chepstow

Monmouthshire. Descriptive accounts of Persfield and Chepstow

including Caerwent, and the passages; ... selected from ... Young, Wyndham, Wheatley, Shaw, Grose, &c. ... By Charles Heath, printer, Monmouth.

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Published by Sold by him [Charles Heath] in the market place, and at all the inns in the county in [Monmouth] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1983. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 852, no. 9).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 852, no. 9.
ContributionsHeath, Charles, 1761-1831.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],15,[1],55,[1]p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16895346M

Chepstow (Welsh: Cas-gwent) is a town in Monmouthshire, Wales, adjoining the border with Gloucestershire, England. It is located on the River Wye, about 2 mi above its confluence with the River Severn, and adjoining the western end of the Severn Bridge. [15] The Kymin Pavilion, erected in honour of the British Admirals, and their unparalleled victories [Bloomfield's note, referring to the picturesque tower built from on land owned by the Duke of Beaufort.A naval temple, commemorating Nelson's victory at the Battle of the Nile (Aboukir Bay) was built there in The site is detailed by Charles Heath in a Descriptive Account of the.

view related images "The Wye." From Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. No. July 31st -August, 31st, Pp. This account of the Wye tour in the Penny Magazine is in many ways a book-end to Thomas Gray's earlier volume. Gray's itinerary belongs to the decade of the tour's invention and definition while this article, published six decades later. About this Item: November 12th Original Antique Print taken from The Graphic: 'THE PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES AT RAGLAN CASTLE MONMOUTHSHIRE' Overall size of this print is approx 20cm x 28cm with large margins, perfect for mounting for home, business, interior decorators, hotels, pubs, boardrooms and restaurants. All our prints are ORIGINALS ANTIQUES AND GUARANTEED .

This is a list of Sheriffs of Monmouthshire, an office which was created in but not fully settled [clarification needed] until On 1 April , under the provisions of the Local Government Act , the shrievalty of Monmouthshire was abolished, and replaced by the new office of High Sheriff of Gwent, covering a broadly similar area. Piercefield House is a largely ruined neo-classical country house designed by Sir John Soane, located near Chepstow in extensive surrounding park overlooking the Wye Valley includes Chepstow Racecourse.. The house is now a shell, along with its extensive stable block, but its status as a Grade II* listed building reflects its importance.


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Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Ancient and Present State of the Town and Castle of Chepstow Charles Heath — Chepstow (Wales) Including the Pleasurable Regions of Persfield, and a Variety of Other Particulars Deserving the Stranger's Notice, Round that Neighbourhood, Collected from Original Papers and Unquestionable Authorities.

Charles Heath (Hurcott, – január 1.) brit nyomdász és író, politikus, Monmouth városának polgármestere. Életútja.

ben született a Kidderminster melletti Hurcottban, ádja több papírmalmot üzemeltetett a vidéken. Henry Penruddocke Wyndham (usually called Pen), topographer and politician, in that order of priority, published his tours of and ; an anonymous ‘gentleman’ made a more extended visit in for his A pocket vade-mecum through Monmouthshire, and part of South Wales: containing a description of the views, and an account of the.

Saleø Sfowtfott, &c. MONMOUTHSHIRE AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE. t To Timber Dealers and Others. >1",T&/rR. JOHN DAYIS will offer for SALE by 1Y1 PUBLIC AUCTION, at THE GEORGE HOTEL, CHEPSTOW, On Tuesday, tlte 26th day ofNovèmber,At Two for Three o'clock in the afternoon, subject 1 to such conditions as shall be then and there produced, the following valuable and useful.

Sixpence. T INTERN ABBEY and the WINDCLIFF. A full account of the splendid monastic Ruins, and its Founders, and the far-famed Scenery of Wind- elilf, with plates. Sixpence. CHEPSTOW, and its neighbourhood, con- taining an account of the Town and Castle, with Walks in the vicinity, and all objects of interest to Strangers, with plate.

Historical and descriptive accounts of the ancient and present state of Ragland Castle, and a variety of other particulars. In; Heath, Charles, The excursion down the Wye from Ross to Monmouth: including memoirs and anecdotes of John Kyrle, esq.

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There are English and Welsh language books, fiction and non-fiction, and books for adults. Between this, and Chepstow stands PERSFIELD, famous for the much admired walks of the ingenious Mr.

MoRIs, --an account of which is given in the concluding part of this "Excurfion down the Wye, from I'intern to Che4flow, --by C. Heatb." " ~'our," under the Article " Monmouthihire.", Page 38 TINTERN ABBEI2 BY MR. WHEATLEY. Matheson C.S. () ‘Ancient and Present’: Charles Heath of Monmouth and the Historical and Descriptive Accounts of Tintern Abbey – In: Colbert B.

(eds) Travel Writing and Tourism in Britain and Ireland. Charles Heath ( – 1 January ) was a printer and writer who became a leading radical in was twice elected Mayor of Monmouth.

Biography. Heath was born in in Hurcott, near Kidderminster in Worcestershire, to a family who owned paper mills in the area. He went to school in Hartlebury before training as a printer in Nottingham.

He set out on his own inand.Syned Davies’ “A Voyage to Tintern Abbey, in Monmouthshire, from Whitminster in Gloucestershire” is the earliest represented here. In the edition of Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Ancient and Present State of Tintern Abbey, the sonnet fittingly concludes The first night in Chepstow was marked by a fierce.Tintern Abbey (Welsh: Abaty Tyndyrn pronunciation (help info)) was founded on 9 May by Walter de Clare, Lord of is situated adjacent to the village of Tintern in Monmouthshire, on the Welsh bank of the River Wye, which at this location forms the border between Monmouthshire in Wales and Gloucestershire in England.

It was the first Cistercian foundation in Wales, and only.