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by the body corporate in a hmise at
the end of uath-street. The populati-
t>nof Hath in iSli, (IncltNliii^ its tp-
"burbs) was, males, ftl?*, fern les,i»ifa, ,
total iU96. There are two Are ofln^e?,
one in Trm-stieet,- the other in Hsi-
V rington-place, by which powerful en -
^gines and able firemen afe provided,
and in constant readiness. The secu-
rity of the city from inundation by
the Avon, f well as an extension of
Its Cr«de will be greatly promoted I'y



the new canal, whirh is inlei«ted-« be
cut from Bath to Bristol, through k
length of 1 IT miles; and fur which tn.
act of |>Arl lament has lately been pasmli
The baths of this city are 4 in num*
ber, exclusive of those belonging to
the iHte Dnk« of Kingston, and ini#
occupied by Dr. Wilkinson, vl«. the
Ktn|^»s bath, which rises abwit 192 ftt
SW. of the Abb«vchurrh;.the vnw

Criv«te baths, in 9tall. street : theOrosi
dth, about 100\dft.SW.ofthcKing«s|
and the Hot bath, about ito feetSW.
of the fbrm^r. Tlie pumivrnom situ*
ate at the N. side of the King's bath«
is a neat structure, to which a hand*
some portico w-.is added In I7S0, that
thecomp<iny might not be tnc^^mrati^
ded, as formerly, by the chairmen'
Here the noUility and gentry assemble
every mortilng, between the hours <if
7 and to, to drink the water, atrd «
good band of music attends dkrhl^
the season.

Police, kc. of Bath.'] Bath ir goVenu
ed by a mayor, recorder, lOaldermvni
and (?0 com'uinn couni-llftien, a chftni&
berlain, and a town-clerk. From amon|f
the common-council are anduftllf
elected « bailiffii or sherifTs, and 9 cotiL
stables: and the 2 represehtatWet lH
parliament fortlfe city are dieted fc^
the corporation. The charter of tM
corpohition #n« renbw^d in 179^ With
a grant of additlonAl privilem. TWt
revenue is considerable, which ft ex*
pended in imirrm-lng thfe city and prtja.
motin^' it5 good governmettt and rectr-
riiy. llie mayor and justices att^ni
at the Cuildhnfl every M<\ini«y and
ITiursday, to dispense justice, ami dit
other times when the city bushieis-Kk
qui-es their presence. A cortrt\>fWw
cord is held every Mbnday, to Yfiem
and deiermine persouAl actions WAIs.
in the jurisdiction of the city: an4
four quarter sejsiuns are heW in tlAe
ytar, in the same weeks, in ^hiahthfe
county s^^'sions are held. -Frir th« re-
coven^ <»f smuH debts under lels with,
intheritv, and the hundred'of Both
Forum, t'iaverton.and Wellow.arftnn
ofreqiU'?lii is Ifefd at the hall e^ery
Wed. mfrmintf: and for pix>t^ctiotk «r
property a society Of gitaMlskns l»%
been established. The most judtclom
^arrangement is tnad& for preserviMr
fHe prace df tWtci^y Wtth i^af*"»
the I hail men, Who are 940 In- fiumHef •
Each of Them it irtade a constabTe, and
thni i* bound not only to kveethte
peace hrmself, but to tee tliat'owiMa
do not violate it, at tht same Clote
every precaution is taken td prevent
extortion on the part of the chairhien,
and to support them in their jwt
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' Market 2>syt.] The principal mar.
dajrs are Wed. and Sat. wbich are
plentifully lupplied with all kinds of
proriaiona. Mon. Wed. and Pri>are
the days for ftsh, which are said to ex-
cel those of any inland town in the
kingdom* A spacious and commodi*
ous mart has recently been established
by the corporation in Walcot Street,
for sheep, cattle and pigs j contiguous
to which is an extensive corn mar-
ket.

jPatrs.] Here are two fairs, held
Feb. I4(h, and July tOth,not of much
note, but Lansdown fair which is held
on Aug. 10th, about 1 miles from Bath,
is a vast mart for horses, cattle aqd
cheese, Kingsdowm mart is also in-
creasing in popularity.

BanJ^s.] There are 4 banks esta-
blished in this city, Tiz. the Bath bank,
»t the corner of Milsomatreet; the
ftraiHobhouseandCo. draw on White-
head and Co. Cateaton-street; the
bank, in High-street, Clement, and Co.
draw on Dimsdale and Co. Comhill-;
«ttd the Dladud bank, in Bond-street,
Tuftielland Co. draw on Whitehead
and Co. Cateaton-street j and Cave-
nagh ftod Brown, Nortbgate-street,
draw on Fraser and Co. 72 Cornhill.
All these banks open at lo and shut
ats.

Pott.} The post to and from Lon-
don, and parts beyond, goes out every
ev« expept Sat. at b o'clock } comes in
•very morn, except Mon. from 10 to
19.— 'To and from Maidenhead, Read-
ing, Newbury, Hungerford, Malbo.
rough, Calne, Chipuenhani, Devizes,
Milkshan, Trowbridge, &c. jsoes out
•verr evening at 9, comes in every
morn, from 10 to 19 -i-To and from all
paru of Oxfordshire, Abingdon, Far-
Jingdon, Malmsbury, Swindon, Woot-
lon-Basset, Cricklade, Hithworth,
Lechlade, Fairford, Cirencesier, Tet-
bury, Sudbury, ^c. goes out every
morn, at 9, comes in every ev from 4
to b.^^To and from Cornwall, Devon-
shire, Wellingt«n, Taunton, Brid?e-
vater. Wells, Soniertop,Langport, II*
Viinster, Chard, and Crewkbern, go«»
put ev«ry mom. at 9, comes in every
ev.from 4 to 5.— To and from East-
bourne, Urkfield, Brighton, Cliiches-
ler, Petwonh, Shereham, Dorcester*
•hire, Hampshire, Salisbury, H^ytes-
bury, Warminster, Frome. &c. goes
out every ev. at &, com^s in every morn,
from 9 to lO—- To and from the ?»I. of
Ireland, Wales, part of Westmorland,
UuAcashire, Cheshire, Shropshire, St>f-
fordsbire> Worcestershire, Hereford,
aiure, Birmingham, Stratford, Wa>-
■ vick, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud,
NoKthbdacUfNewpUam, Berkeley, Wit*



chel-Dean, Newent, Colford, Wntton,
Dursl^, &c. goes out every aft. at 3 }
conies in every mom. fW»m 9 to 1 1 .— *>
To and from Bristol, the 8. of Ireland,
Pembrokeshire, Caermarthensh. Mon-
mouthshire, Newport, Usk, Chepstow,
&c. goes out every mcmi. «t 9, and
every ev. Sj comes in every morn, at
1<^ and every ev.atfi. The letter box
is closed every evening from & to ?
o'clock, btttlctters will be forwarded,
hv that evenings mail, on paying id.
if brought before a quarter past &, from
that time to the arrival of the Bristol
mail, 6d. is chartred, after which no
letter is receivable to be forwarded by
that post.

Principal Iwnsfor Familiett &c.] York
House inn and tavern, York buildings )
White Hart, Stall-street ; White LJon,
Market-place j I^amb, Stall-street. For
travellers the Castle, No rthgate-street)
Christopher,Market place; <Jreyhoand«
Market-ulace : Three Tuns, Stallst.
Angel, WestffHte-street.

Coachet, IVagfows, Bargett &c.] A
mail-coach to Condon, from the Lamb,
every aft. at half past 4 through De-
vizes } another at half past 5, through
Chippenham. A post-coach, from tnt
White Hart, every mom. exceot Sun.
at &, another at 8, and a third f very
afternoon at a quarter before 4. A light
post-coach, from the Grey-hound,
every all. at 4. A London coach, from
the vVhite Lion, every morning at 6,
and every afternoon at half past i,
through Cbippenharo. Do. from the
Three Tuns, every afternoon at S. Do.
from the Christopher inn, every Sun,
Wed. and Fri. at i In tlie aftemooi^
and do. from the Lamb, every Mon.
Wed. and Fri. at fi. Do. from the Cas.
tie every afV. at half past i . C rut wells
fly wa£^Qs. set out from Bath and
London every Sunday evening at 6, and
Wed. evening at 7 o'clock* aad arrive
in London and Bath early on Wed,
and Sat. roomings. Slow waggoM
every day (Sundays excepted) arri?e ia
London in b days, and return to Bath
and Bristol next morning. Parson's
dy Bath and Bristol waggons set out
daily from their warehouses in the Saw
Close, Bath* and Old Bailey, London,
Giles's ily waggons set out from Walcot
Street, Batbi every Wednesday and Sat.
and reach London the foUowlng Wed,
illow waggons in and out,^ daily. Sid«
ford*s and Bogers*s fly waggons leave
Bath and London regularly every Tues,
Thurs. and Sat. St^ge waggons to Bris-
tol daily. Barees far conveying eoods~
to and fh>m Bristol are to be heard
of, at the respective wanihouses ou the
Bath and Bristol quays. The cuacht-i,
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TMMM parts of the kingdom besMe Lon-
dimmnd Bristol are 100 noraerous for
' tiisenior. There are fotirieen highly
reipcctable iioarding houaet at Rath;
the lodtting h«>nsp> are very nttmerotis,
and fittrd up with every poMibte ac-
coinmodation. The prices viiy accord-
ingtothe •ituation of the hoaae, the
aixe and number of the rooms and
coatlinesa of the tumiture. The gene-
ral price of lodgings in Bath, firom Sep.
I, to May SI, IS tos. 6d. per ^raek, for
the best roitms.and 3s. fid. for servant'
rooms; the others months, via. Junes
Jaly and August, 7s. 0d. per week fo,
tlse best rooms, and to.0d. for senrant'r
rooms.

Bath U distant flirom Bristol, IS m.
fiom Wells 19*. from London by Ando.
ver, 108 miles by Chippenham I05f
miles by Devizes IO64 mites by Sandy<
lane lob^ mSes, and by Windier, 1O0|
miles.

GealidiMn's Ssafc] On the left of
Bath is Prior Park, (Lord Hawarden)
and about 9 miles on the left is Kewton
St. Looe, (W. 6. Langion, esq. AT. P.
for tiie county) Kelston, S m. from
Bath, (Sir J. C. Hawkins, bt.) Corsham
hnose. (Panl Metlmen, esq.) 10 miles
from Bath near the Lon. road, through
CUppenham, containing a superb col-



lection of paintlnjES from the best roas-
ters, which are liberally permitted to
be seen on Tnesdajrs and Fridays, «q



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application
btatimgni

Br. Harrington, who in^is 88th year
is in perfect eiuc^ment of his faculties,
mad celebrated tor his mathematical
kaowlcdiEeand musical genius.

BATH BASTOM, (Som!) a lalrgt and
nopalons irillage plejisantly situate un-
der Lansdown Hill, and conulning9S4
hooaet, occupied by 1998 taihabitants;
Oistant from Londcn, by Chippenham,
lOS m.hy Devises, 108 m. 7 f-

BaTTBL, or BATTLE. (Suss.) A
market town, which was formerly cal-
led Eniton, and hat been rendered fa-
moos in the history of England, by the
battle of Hastings, whence it derives
iu name. The battle was fought at this
place on the I4th October, 1066, Vt-
twecn king Harold, and William, duke
of Normandy, when the former lost his
kingdknB and his life. The town is
pleasantly situated. In the most beau-
tiful part of the- county ; the houses
r are cfaidly ol^fornring one long street,
r in wbieh very great improvements have
tk been making of late yean, and still
. ^ fpntinue to go on. In the centre of
the town, ott one side of the market*
friace, stands the magnificent gateway
to the >bb^ still entire, whicli gives a
' appearance tQ the town;



Darticttlsrly when seen cm the entrance
fh>m Lon(£'n. King William the Con^
queror, having made a vow, that in
case of victory, he would build a mo*
nasteiy, where the battle should be
fought, founded this in 10417, dedicated
it to St. Martin, and called it Battle
Abbey. The hieh altar, was erected oa
the spot where king Harold's body was
foitnd. The monies were of the Bene*
dictine order, and brought from the
abbey in Normandy called major or
the greater : and the abbey was muni,
ficently endowed by William with e^
tates of very great value : he also con-
ferred upon it very extraordinaiy pri-
vileges, and immunities ; ordaining it
a sanctuary, and that if any murder
should be committed within the Icasue
abbur, no one should make inquisition
there, but the abbot and hu monks;
and that all treasure should belong to
them. The abbot was mitred and safc
In pariiament. King William design •
ed many other thincs for its advan^
tage but died before he could p<>rform
them. He offered up in the citapel
his robe and »word which he ^ore at
the coronation; the monks used to
shew them as curiosities, with a table
of the Norman gentry, whocame into
England with him, which was called
Battle abbey roll. Battle abbey waf
further enriched by William llufufy
Henry I. and others t It was valued at
the dissolution at 88dl. Ms. 7d. by Dug.
dale and 987I* lu- 6d. by Speed. Hen.
y III. bestowed It on one Glllmore; a
branch of whose fsmity is still Ihrmg
in the town : from this person it pass-
ed through various possessors, until
1703 'When It was purchased by ^ir
Thomas Webster, bart. his descendant
Sir Oodftey Webster is the present



proprtetoT I In whofe possession it is
likely to rqntin much or its lost splen-
dour, as he Is making sreat repairs in



the original style, llie gateway it
one of the moat magniAcent in the
kingdom. The great hall is 60 feet by
SO, and nearly 60 high, stm In its on-
^nal state, with a roof entirely of
cbesnut timber, covered with shin-
gles : as was the refectory a few years
since; this room was upwards of loo
feet long I such of the original room* of
the ground floor as remain, are large '
and vaulted. The kitchen was very
large and contained b immense fire
places. The whole circuit of the abbey
vralls, U said to have been nearly n
mile. The population of this town, in
181 1, vras 8UI. The church is a hand-
some gothic Btructnre, <me of the bes|
in the county with a good ring^ of •
well toned bellf , and an organs |n th e
chuicd it a beautiful marble tomb to
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the memory of Sir Anthony Brnwnfe,
an4 hb Iw* whme effigies are in full
length, laying on the top. The kni^it
was or the order of the mrter, muter
ef the hurae to Heniy V III . and one of
the executors of Henry's w.ll, .ind a
guardian of the young king, and the
prinoe&ses. He is represented in ar-
mour with the collar round his neck,
and his bead laying on a helmet.
I'be lady is In a dress of the time, her
head mting on a cushion with a cano-
py. The sides are beautifully orna-
mentedwilh the family arms, and other
carving, ele((antly coloured and gilt :
It is a good piece of .sculpture and per-
fect except the hands, which have
been broken off. In the church yard
la a stone to the memory of one Isaac
Ingall, who died at the advanced age
of iwyears, looofwblch he lived in
the abbey. The living is in the gift of
the Websters, and is exempt from
episcopal jurisdiction. Tlte incumiient
is called deun of Battle. Here is a cha.
rity school for 1 5 boys and i» girls ; and
n Sunday achool, supported by volun-
tarv contributions. Also are two ex-
tensive manufactories of gunpowder,
«ne on the abbey estate, carried on by
Wm. Gillnore Harvey, esq. the other
belonging to Charles Laiveitce,. esq.
:Battk gunpowder te esteemed the finest
inthekingdam.

Post.] Arrives from London at 7 in
the morning, and goes out at 6 in the
aftemo6n.

Imu.^ The priacipal are the Geonte
and the Chequera. The George has
been rebuilt in a commodious style, it
has very good assembly rooms, where
are snbscription balls for the gentry,
mdothty.

Market Dtm tmi /Un.] A weekly
.market is held on ThuN. fotbutclMr*s
meat, Ac. and then; is another, the
.«ecnnd Tues. kn every month, for live
rattle, corn, lie* - Fairs. N<*. ««, und
>whi< Mandi^ and, en Baitlt ^U,

i'oache'$ Mrf nimir^if^'i The HastMifs
coach to lAiiidon passes through ihe
town every morning at 5, and letnrns
at b iu the afternoon, sianbury's Lon.
waogon, goes out every. Tues* Thurs.
•nj Saturday morning, and arrive on
the same nKlit5.

€tntUmeii^$ 5eaU.) Beside the ab>
h^, already mentioned, b«longmg to
Sir Godfrey Webeter, baru the princi.
pal seats are Rose Green (General Pres-
• cot)l milej Crowhurst Place (John
Cresset Pelhara, esq.) j miles j Park
Gate (Kev. John Fuller) % miles ; Cats-
fleld (Charles Eveisfleld, esq,) s miles }
Court Lodge (Lord Thurlew) 4 miles;
Great Suttdenil. Bishop, ei4<.> >bs.



Aslibumliam Place (the enri of Ash-
burnham) 4 miles. Tht Park is one of
the finest in the kinirdom, be .utifully
diver»fled by hills a!»d dales, adorneil
with larne plantntton? of magtiifirent
timber, and well stocked wotii deer;
not a small share of its beaut ics are
derived from its extensive pit-ces of
water. The pleasure Grounds are very
extensive, well laid out and kept in the
best ordwr* The paribh church is in>
the park, in it are shewn, iUt shirt,
drawers, and watch which kini Charles
had on when he was iieheadedi Beau-
port (Sir Janie* Bland Burgess, bart.)
4 miles in a delightful situation; Rose
Hill (John Fuller, esq. M. P.) « noiles.
In the Park is an observatory ; Wintl-
mill Hill (E. J. Curteis, esq.) 7 mi^es;
Hertsmonceiix Place (Tho. Reed Kemp,
esq. M. P.) 8 miles.

^sit^attiei) 1. Uunimoncenx Cattle.
This beautiful castle stands not far
from the old Caei-Pevensel Coil of the
Britons, and is moated* Tnis pla< e was
called Hyrst by the Saxons from its sU
tuation amongst woodf. Soon afier
the arrival of the Nunnans, it was the
seat of a family who took their n»me
of De Hyrat- From the posterity of
Walleran Oe Hyrst or Herst, who as>
sumed the name of Monceux, (which
name also from that titne h ith been
annexed to the place,) it came by mar-
riage to the Fiennes, and has passed
through varions posse$8ors to its pre-
sent owner. T. k. Kemp, esq. The
Hares <the l»te possessors; built a mo-
dern edifice in the park chiefly with the
old materials from this castle. The
walls of the castle are standing and
are a noble ornament to the park,
fi. Boduan CosUe. This noble rastk is
siiuated on the river Bother and en-
compassed with a wideanddeep moat.
It was built by the Dalynrigcs who
flourished in this county in the reigns
cftdward 111. Richard II. and Henry
IV. It is now the property of Sir
Goditey Webster, bart. M. P. Ibrthe
cottnty.

Battle is 56 m. firom liOndtm on the
road to Hastings, f<-om which fashion-
able watering place it is 8 ra. dtst. i&
m. from Rye, 18 from Eastbou(ne»and
9b fr om L ewes.

BATTERSBA, (Surrv,) a village re-
maihableas the biithplace of Heniy
St John,Viscount BoUn^ioke, and the
intimate frie«d of Pope. The family
mansion was a venerable structure*
contaifting 40 rooms fiU a floor, but the
greatest partofit has been luHerl oowii.
and the ground is now occupied by tiie
horixontal air-mill, malt ilisiillerv,an<l
extensive bullock- houses of Messrs.
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church, which was rebuilt a fiew years
since, is a neat edifice, and contains
Bonie ^hhI monuments nnd portraits
in painted-glass. H ere is a b-idge over
the Thamesto Chelsea ; and the neigh-
bourhood has been long relebrated
for producing fine asparagus. — Dist.
fh>m Londbn 4^ miles* Fopuiation,
4409.

BATTLEFIELD, (Shrops.) a village
consisting of one long street, a large
church, and 1 4(xi inhabitants. Here a
victory was gained by Henry IV, over
the rebels under H. Percy, eur named
Hotspur. Dist. from Shrewsbury 5
miles.

BAWTRY, (Yoiks. W. R.) a small
. but handsome and well built market
town, situated on the side of an emi-
nence: the river Idle being navigable
hither for small craft, this t^wn is a
place of considerable trade being the
centre of all export atton from the West
Biding. Population, 911*

Market Day, trad Fairft^ Market
days, Thursday (formerly Wednesday)
and Saturday. Fairs, Thursday tn
Wliitsun.week and old Martinmas-
day, for horses, cattle, sheep, &c.

/Ill/*, and Pmt,2 Tlie Swan, and the
Crown, where the post office is kept.
The mail goes ontai half past 6 in the
morning, and comes in about 7 in the
mornin .

Bawtry is \bS miles from London,
by Hatfield, and 149 by Ware; b m.
fft>m Bamby Mfiorinn, 9 from Don-
CAster, 14 from Thorne, 90 from Shef-
field and 46 from York. At Bawtry is
an elegant mansion, belonKing to the
dowager visconnters Galway.

BaYSWATRR, (Midd.) » small ham.
let in the Parish ot Paddington and In
the road to I'xbridge. I'lie public tea-
gardens at thi» place were formerly the
gardens of the late Sir John Hil{, wtio
here cultivated his medicinal plants,
&c. The coiidiit at Bajrswater oetongs
to thc> city of I^ndoii, and supplies
those houses with water which stand
ill and about Bond-srreet on the city
lands. The Queen's Lying-in Hospi-
tal, for delivering indigent women,
was removed here, in 179 i, fVom its
former riiuation near Cumberland-
street.

BEACON-SFIELD, fBucks) a small
market town hupposed lo have been so
called from ti>e term J}nicoa,eithf r in-
dicative of tlie commanding eminence
whereon it is seated, or of the purpose
to whici'. tha* eminence wsis formerly
appropriated. Tbe town consists of 4
streets, whirh assume the form of a
cross; and tlte h'aises are Imilt with
flint and brick. The churrh is a neat
edifice, consisting of a nave, chancel.



and side aisles, with a tower at the
W. end. The interior contains some
monuments, among which Is a plain
mural tablet of marble, erected to the
memory of that surprisittg genius, Ed-
mund Burke ; and in the church-yard
is a tomb of the poet Waller. In the
middle of the town is the market-
house, which is a Imv building. Po»
pulatinn, I4fil.



on day, chiefly for cattle.

Post'Z The mail arrives at 13 «t
night and goes out aboat 4 in the
morning. The post-office is open Arom
7 in the morning till 9 at night.

/mu.] Here are 9 inns, at which are
good accommodations, viz. the Sara*
cen's Head, where the excise.ufiice i»
kept; and the Wliite Hart.

CoacAes, H'aifgcm$, &c.)Two coachea
go through this town, one called the
Wycomband Beacnnsfleld New M4->
dune, sets out from High Wycomb
every Mon* morning at 4 o'clock. Wed.
and Fri. morn, at 7» passes throuAh
Beaconsfield, at 8, and returns from
the Bull inn, Hoiborn, Tues. Thurs,
and Sat. afternoon at half past 9. The
other g tes.fiom High Wycomb to Bull
and Moutli-street, London, and re>
turns about the same time. There ace
also Oxford, Gloncester, and Worcet-
ter coaches piissing daily to and from
London. A stage-wavgon sets out from
Beaconsfleld every Mon. morn, to the
Bell, W.irwick-lane, and returns thence
the next day. Several other wagfona
pass throuinh the town.

Gmttemen'% Sents.] Great Hall Bam
(Rev. Hen. WallerS l m. S. Butler's
Court, (r^'lictuf B. Burke, esq.) 1 mile
M W. Wilton Park, (J. Da Hre, esq.) I
m. and a half NE. bnd Bulstnide«
(Duke of Portland) 9 m. £.

Bvaconsfield is ^ m. dist. from Amer-
sham, n from Chipping Wycomb, 7
from Maidenhead, 8 ftom uxbridge^
10 from Windsor, and ^ miles from
London.

BEALT. SeeBUILTH.

BEAMINSTER. See BEMINSTER.

BRADMARIS, (Anglestra.) a neat and
populous market town delightfully si-
tuated near the sea, and commanding
a charming prospect of the Caernar-
vonshire mountains* The town con-
sists of two streets, and lias a hand'
some church, containing tome fine
monuments. The town. halt, lately
rebuilt by Lord Bulkei^, is an elegant
and commodious edifice, and has
handsome shambles under it, with iron
gates and railing; and a secure prison.
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tnar-Bchool, some alms-houses for 8 old
men, and a safe and extensire harbour
for shipping. It is a town corporate,
•nd returns i member to parliament ;
the government is vested in a mayoi,-
recorder, a bailiffs, 54 capital burges-
ses, an indefiiiit..' number of common
burgesses, « seijeanis at mace, a lown-
derk, gaoler, 4 constables, and a wa-
•tcr-btiiUff. Before Liverpool became
BO great a mart this town pOFsessed a
very extensive trade, which of late yrs.
has totally declined. However the
nnmber utvetsels trading to and from
the great copper works at Amlwch,
and a slate quarry belonging w Lord
Penrhyn, make the coastiiiK business
"Vc^ considerable. Population, 1810.

Market Day and Fairs.} The week
ly market is held on Sat.— Fairs, Feb.
16, Ascension day, Sep. 19, and Dec.
19.

J*rincipal /na.] The Bull's Head.

Post.} Mail arrivi"s at 6 in the aft.
and goes ont at 7 in the morning.

Gentteinen*s Seats.} Baron Hill, (Lord
Bulkeley); Red Hill, (J. B. Sparrow,
esq.) » m.Henilys, (T. Hampton, esq.)
1 m. MienSor. (R. Lloyd, esq.) s na.
The Fi iars, iS'n tt. Williams) near the
•town; and Plas Gwynn, (P. Panton,
esq.) 6 miles.

Beaumaris is 6 m. dist. from Bangor,
18 from Conway and Caernarvon, 15
from Amlwch, 47 from Holyhead, and
t49^m> from London.

B£CCLES, (Suffolk) a large m. t.
•ituated on the river Wavenev, and
'l>ordering on the county of Norfolk.
The house* are for the most part built
-t>f red brick, and covered with tiles,
and the principal streets centre in a
cpacioKS area, where the market is
held. The church is a beautiful and
in..steily piece of architecture, situate
upon a chff, and is remarkably fSjr a



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