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THE ANCIENT HISTORIES OF ROUS, CAMDEN, SPEED,
WITH CURIOUS MEMOIRS OF THE LIVES
OF THESE EARLY ENGLISH WRITERS;
A DESCRIPTION OF
THE PRESENT STATE OF THE COUNTY WITH ITS MODERN DIVISIONS AND SUBDIVISIONS, AND
DIRECTORY OF EVERY TOWN AND CONSIDERABLE VILLAGE
GAZETTEER OF ALL THE TOWNS, VILLAGES, PARISHES AND HAMLETS,
Their distances from the principal Market or Post Towns, and from London;
ITINERARY OF THE DIRECT AND CROSS ROADS,
CHARACTERISTIC ETCHINGS AND A MAP OF THE COUNTY.
BY WM. WEST.
Royal Palaces-of state, or pain, or pleasure;
Ancient rock-bas'd Castles, rising from cliffs on Avon's side,
With cloudcapt turrets and embattled towers;
Ascending spires, and glittering vanes;
Monuments and Records of the illustrious dead;
Tales of Champions, rich in legendary lore;
The Birth-place of the first of Poets and Historians.
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY R. WRIGHTSON, ATHENEUM,