Thames Valley Villages, Volume 2 (of 2)
Transcriber’s Note: Illustrations have been moved so as not to fall inthe middle of paragraphs (leaving them as close to the original positionin the book as possible). A few minor printing errors were corrected.
Volume I is available as Project Gutenberg ebook #57365.
THAMES VALLEY VILLAGES
WORKS BY CHARLES G. HARPER
The Portsmouth Road, and its Tributaries: To-day and in Daysof Old.
The Dover Road: Annals of an Ancient Turnpike.
The Bath Road: History, Fashion, and Frivolity on an OldHighway.
The Exeter Road: The Story of the West of England Highway.
The Great North Road: The Old Mail Road to Scotland. TwoVols.
The Norwich Road: An East Anglian Highway.
The Holyhead Road: The Mail-Coach Road to Dublin. TwoVols.
The Cambridge, Ely, and King’s Lynn Road: The GreatFenland Highway.
The Newmarket, Bury, Thetford, and Cromer Road: Sportand History on an East Anglian Turnpike.
The Oxford, Gloucester, and Milford Haven Road: TheReady Way to South Wales. Two Vols.
The Brighton Road: Speed, Sport, and History on the ClassicHighway.
The Hastings Road and the “Happy Springs of Tunbridge.”
Cycle Rides Round London.
A Practical Handbook of Drawing for Modern Methods ofReproduction.
Stage Coach and Mail in Days of Yore. Two Vols.
The Ingoldsby Country: Literary Landmarks of “The IngoldsbyLegends.”
The Hardy Country: Literary Landmarks of the Wessex Novels.
The Dorset Coast.
The South Devon Coast.
The Old Inns of Old England. Two Vols.
Love in the Harbour: a Longshore Comedy.
Rural Nooks Round London (Middlesex and Surrey).
Haunted Houses: Tales of the Supernatural.
The Manchester and Glasgow Road. This way to GretnaGreen. Two Vols.
The North Devon Coast.
Half Hours with the Highwaymen. Two Vols.
The Autocar Road Book. Four Vols.
The Tower Of London: Fortress, Palace, and Prison.
The Somerset Coast.
The Smugglers: Picturesque Chapters in the Story of an AncientCraft.
The Cornish Coast. North.
The Cornish Coast. South.
The Kentish Coast. [In the Press.
The Sussex Coast. [In the Press.
CHARLES G. HARPER
ILLUSTRATED FROM PHOTOGRAPHS BY W. S. CAMPBELL
AND FROM DRAWINGS BY THE AUTHOR
London: CHAPMAN & HALL, Ltd.
PRINTED AND BOUND BY
HAZELL, WATSON AND VINEY, LD.,
LONDON AND AYLESBURY.
|Sonning—Hurst, “In the County of Wilts”—Shottesbrooke—Wargrave||1|
|Henley—The Bridge and its Keystone-Masks—Remenham—Hambleden—Medmenham Abbey and the “Hell Fire Club”—Hurley—Bisham||25|
|Great Marlow—Cookham—Cliveden and its Owners—Maidenhead||51|
|Bray and its Famous Vicar—Jesus Hospital||69|
|Ockwells Manor-House—Dorney Court—Boveney—Burnham Abbey||82|
|Clewer—Windsor—Eton and its Collegians—Datchet—Langley and the Kederminsters||109|
|Datchet—Runnymede—Wraysbury—Horton and its Milton Associations—Staines Moor—Stanwell—Laleham and Matthew Arnold—Littleton—Chertsey—Weybridge—Shepperton||131|
|Coway Stakes—Walton-on-Thames—The River and the Water Companies—Sunbury—Teddington—Twickenham||157|
|Isleworth—Brentford and Cæsar’s Crossing of the Thames||211|
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
|Under the Willows: A Backwater near Wargrave||23|
|Arch Carrying the Road, Park Place||27|
|The Bell Inn, Hurley||43|
|“Top o’ the Town,” Great Marlow||47|
|A Thames Regatta||53|
|[x]Jesus Hospital, Bray||79|
|The Hall, Ockwells||83|
|Dorney Church: the Minstrel-Gallery||87|
|The Palmer Sampler, Worked about 1620||91|
|Dorney Court: the Great Hall, Showing the Model Pine-Apple||99|
|Presentation to Charles the Second of the First Pine-Apple Grown in England||103|
|An English Farmyard: Burnham Abbey Farm||111|
|The Kederminster Pew: Interior||117|
|The Kederminster Pew: Exterior||121|
|The Kederminster Library||125|
|The Almshouses, Langley||129|
|Backwater near Wraysbury||133|
|Matthew Arnold’s Grave, Laleham||147|
|Interior, Littleton Church||155|
|Grave of Thomas Love Peacock’s Daughter, Shepperton||163|
|Watersplash near Halliford||171|
|A Busy Day, Molesey Lock||179|
|Petersham: The “Fox and Duck,” Old Lock-up and Village Pound||195|
|Petersham, from the Middlesex Shore||199|
|The Old Lodges of Petersham Park||203|
|River Lane, Petersham||207|
|The Dock at Isleworth||217|
|The “London Apprentice,” Isleworth||217|
|“Old England”: Mouth of the Brent, and Brentford Ferry||227|
|Strand-on-the-Green: View Up-River||243|
|Monument to Viscount Mordaunt, Fulham Church||271|
|The Tower, Fulham Church||277|
|The Fitzjames Courtyard, Fulham Palace|