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CKfden house, formerly the seat of the 'countess of Orkney, 442.
Cliff church, curious antiquities of, 178.

Cobham, Kent, 181;—mausoleum raised in the park, pursuant to the will
of the late earl Darnley, ib;—anecdotes of John lord Cobham, ibj

Surrey, the parish and village, 306;—medicinal springs,
Ancient British monuments, ib.—the park and mansion, 367.

Coleshill, hamlet of, the birth place of Waller, the poet, 468.

Colfe's school and almshbuse, at Sydenham, 72 ;—regulations of, 73.

Colnbrook, town of, 475 ;—formerly a Roman station, ib;—accommoda-
tions for.travellers, 476;—fairs and corporation, ib.

Combe, East, a villa at Blackheath, 122.

West, late the retirement of the duchess of Bolton (formerly

Miss Lavinia Fenton, and Gay's Polly Peachum, when the Beggar's

Opera was first performed,) 123.
Coombe Neville, a manor once belonging to Neville the great earl of

Warwick, in the days of Henry VI. and Edward IV. 371.'
■ house, the residence of major Tollemache,' 371.

Convers, Dr. Richard, biographical notice of, 82, n.—his. epitaph, 84.
Cooper's hill, its situation, 356;—criticisms on Denham's poem, 356.
Cotinan Dean, salubrity of its air, 330;—almshouses for widows, 330.
Coway Stakes, thespot where Julius Catsar crossed the Thames against the

British chief Cassivelaunus, 361.
Cowling castle, erected by John lord Cobham, in the reign of Richard II.

179 ;—singular inscription on it, ib.
Cramptt, or Crawford brook, it* source and direction, 153.
Cranbourne lodge, Windsor, description of, 420. ■ •

Cray, river, its rise and source, 149.

Cray ford, town of, its name, 149;—remarkable monuments, 150.
Crays, the, why so called, 146.—See Foot's Cray, North Cray, &c.
Cromlechs, ancient burial places of the Britons, 220, 265.
Croydon, its situation, 304;—once a royal residence, ib.
Coddington, or Codington, the favourite retreat of Henry VIII. ?9j.


Danson hill, near Bexley, the seat of John Johnston, Esq. 149.
Darent, river, 63, 152;—village of, 100;—church, 161.
Dartford hill and heath, 157 ;—the town a place of ancient eminence, ib.
Datchet, Its bridge, and villas in the vicinity, 435;—the church, ib.
Datchet Mead, the scene of Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor, 435.
Deepden, on Cotman Dean, see Cotinan Dean.

Denbighs, the seat of J. Denison, Esq. 328;—representation of the valley

of '' the Shadow of Death," at, ib.
Denham manor, its descent, 471;—description of the mansion, &c. ib.
Deptford, its ancient state and name, 73 ;—various possessors, 74.
Derby, earl of, his seat at the Oaks, 311.

Ditton park and house, the seat of the duchess of Buccleugh, 425.
Dog and Duck, St. George's Fields, formerly a place of entertainment,

36;—now a school for" the indigent blind, 37.
Dorking, its situation, 328 ;—descent of the manor, 329 ;—custom of

Borough English retained in this manor, ib.—the church, ib.
Dorset, duke of, his seat at Knowle park, 24U
Downe, village of, 268;—monuments in the church, ib.
Drake's hill, or. Catherine's hill, near Guildford, 350.
Druidical remains, 265, 266.

Dulwich, first notice of it in ilislory, 52;— given to Edward Alleyn,

Esq. 53 ;—the college, t'A.—anecdotes of the founder, 54.
Dunstan, St. legendary anecdotes of, 58. m
Durdans, the seat of Mrs. Kenworthy (formerly the residence of Frede-
rick prince of Wales) near Epsom, 314.
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Eardley, lord, his seat at Erith, 143.

East Grinstcad, its antiquity, 339 ;—foundation of Sackvillecollege, HQ.

East Harapstead, see Hampslead.

East Sheen, tee Sheen.

East Wickham, see Wickham.

Eden farm, Beckenham, the property of lord Auckland, 271.
Eliinguam, ancient remains of, 322.

Egbam, village and'parish of, 356;—-Strode's almshouses, ib.—descrip-
tion of Cooper's hill, ib.
Elthara, once a royal residence, 275;—history of the palace, ib.
Ember Court, near Ditton, the seat of Col. Taylor, 368.
Englefidd-green, near Egbam, 358.

Epsom, its ancient name, 313;—discovery of the mineral spring, 313.
Erith, ancient name of, and distinction from the manor of Cesnes, HI.
Esher place, the seat of Miss Pelham, its beautiful situation, &c. 368.
Esquire of the Body, description of the office so denominated, 299.
Eton, village of, 435;—description of the college, 436;—portraits, 437.
Ewel, its spring and market, 312;—the birth-place of Richard Corbet,

D. D. bishop of Oxford, in the reign of James f. 312. •
Egnesford castle, when erected, 207;—the church, ib.


Farmer, capt. biographical notice of, 340.

Farningham, village of, 207 ;—curious memorials in the church, ib.

Faukeshall, an old name for Vauxhall, vhichsee..

Fellbrklge park, the seat of J. Nichols, Esq. 338.

Fetcham, seats in the vicinity of, 322.

Fishmongers* almshouses at Newiugtoo. Butts, 42.

Foot's Cray place, Kent, description of, 146.

Frogmore house, Windsor, 425 ;—description of the grounds, &c 425.


Gad's hill, remarkable as the €ccue of prince Henry's dissolute frolics, 180.
Garratlane, near Wandsworth, 396;—origin of the custom of electing

z mayor of Garrat, ib. n.
Catton, borough of, 337;—its former consideration,and ancient history,ii.
Gavelkind, an ancient tenure, peculiar to the county of Kent, 60.
Gipsies, biographical accounts of, 272, 280, n,
Godstone, famous for its quarries, whence its name, 338.
Grange, the, at Bennondtey, 59.

Gravetend, its ancient name, 171;—descent of the manor, 171.
Great Marlow, see Marlow.
Great Missenden, tceMissendea.

Greenhtthe, hamlet of, 169;—chalk hills and pits in the neighbourhood, ib.

Greenwich, ancient history of, 85, 111;—depredations of the Danes, 85;
—the manor, and it* descent, 86;—the ancient palace, park, and ob-
servatory, 87;—newpaiace converted into a royal hospital forseamen.ii.

Guildford, a seat of royalty under the Saxon princes, 343;—remains of
antiquities, 343, 345, 350;-—the corporation, 343.

Hadlow parish, Kent, its hop plantation and pastures, 246.
Haling house park, near Croydon, the seat of W. P. Hammond, Esq. 209.
Hall, Mr. biographical notice of, 333.
Hall, Barns, at Bcaconsfield, the seat of the poet Waller, 471.
Ham house, near Kichmoud, the seat of earl Dysart, 372.
Hampstead, East, formerly a royal residence, 428-

Hardoftch, or Hardwick, near CherUey, tua placefor choosing king's offi-
cers for the huiaaxed, 364,

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Raves, village of, 270;—banners of the late earl of Chatham, 27-0.

Hayes place, the birth-place of the late right hon. YVm. Pitt, 271.

Herschel, Dr. his large telescope tit-scribed, 438.

Higham, village of, Kent, 177 ;—antiquities, ib.

High Wycombe, see Wycombe.

Hill park, Kent, the seat of J. H. Barrow, Esq. 281,

Holwood house, the favourite retreat of the late right hon. W. Piit, 209.

Hoo Hundred, etymology of, 176, n.—parish of, 177.

Horley, Surrey, once the site of a large castle, 337.

Horsley camp, near Shorehain, a Roman antiquity, 280.

Horton, village of, near Col nbrook, once the residence of Milton, 4T6.

Horton Kirkby, ruins of an ancient castle at, 206.

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Ighthatu parish, 2G6 ;—monuments in the church, ib.'
Jnce-grice, or Ingress, near Greenhithe, the villa of H. Roebuck, Esq. 170.
Isenhampstead, or Latimers, -tee Latimer*.

——^—— Cheynes, manor of, its descent, 466;—the church, ii.
Iver church, near Colnbrook, remarkable monuments in, 475.
Ivinghoe, Bucks, its situation, market, and manufacture of lace, 402;
Johnston, J. Esq, his seat at Bex ley, 149.

Juniper Hole, 325;—the residence of the late historian Guthrie, Hi.


Kelscys, an estate of lord Gwydir, near Beckenham, 271.
Kent, survey of, G2;—boundaries and situation, 03;—extent and ap-
pearance, ib.—rivers, ib.—climate, 64 ;—topography, 09.
Kennington, once the seat of a royal palace. 34;—the Inanor, 35.
Kew, village of, 381;—the church, Sccib.—the green, ib.
Kidbrook, hamlet and manor of, 125.

Kingston-upon-Thames, once a royal residence, 209;—princes who were
crowned, resided there, —king John grants the inhabitants a char-
ter, .170;—formerly represented in parliament, and disfranchised at the
desire of the inhabitants, on account of lite expence, ib.

Kingswood lodge, on Cooper's hill, the seat of W. Smith, Esq. where
sir J. Deuham wrote his celebrated poem, 358.

Kit-cat club, occasion of its establishment and name, 387.

Knights' hill, Dulwich, the seat of the late lord Thurlow, 53.

Knowle, the seat of the duke of Dorset, 219;—descent of the mansion
and manor, ib.—description of the house, furniture, Sec . :25Q.


Larabard's hospital, Greenwich, 108.

Lambeth, manor of, its history, 4;—the manor house, or palace, 4.

church, 14;—monuments, 15;—rectors of eminence, 19.
Land slips, instances of, 203.

Langley Maries, Bucks, description of the manor house and park, 474.

- park, Kent, the property of lord Gwydir, 271.
Latimers, or Isenhampstead, a district of the manor of Chcsham, 405.
Lawrence Waltham, see Waltham.
Lee, near Blackheath, 120;—its ancient church, ib.
Ijee Boo, prince of the Pelew islands, monuments to the memory of, 01.
Leith hill tower, the Mausoleum of the late Richard Hill, Esq.
Leatherhcad, its origin and ancient history, 315;—the church, 310.
Letsom, Dr. his villa at Camberwell grove described, 45.
Lewi sham, its situation, 70;—history of the descent of the manor, ib.
Little Mallow, tee Marlon:
Liverpool, carl of, his seat near Croydon, 309..
Limehousc tunnel, description of, 01.
Lock, W". Esq. bis seat at Newbury park, 32'?.
Lullingstone, Roman antiquities found at, 207;—the church, 268.

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Maidenhead, its ancient name and iocorporation, 432.

Maidstone, its situation and antiquity, 229;—ancient name, ib.

Mailing, its names, situation, markets, and fairs, 242.

Marlow, Great, its situation, 442;—manufactures, ib.—the church, 443.

'. little, manor of, its descent, 44*;—old tomb in the church, i£>.

Martyr's hill, or St. Martha upon the Hill, 342.

Mascal mount, history of the manor of, 147.

Meopham, or Mepham, curious painted glass in the church of, 360.

Mereworth, its plantations and pasturage, 2+3;—descent of the manor, ft.

Merton, its situation, and ancient history, 291;—the church, 292.

Mickleham, description of the manor of, 325 ;—the church, ii.

Milton church, Kent, description of, 170.

Missenden, Great, manor of, history of its origin and descent, 401).

Mole, river, description of its rise and source, 279.

"Molly Mog" a ballad, occasion of its being written, copy of it, 429, n.

Monk's grove, St. Aim's hill, the residence of T. Ludbey, Esq. 362.

"Montem", a triennial ceremony of the scholars of Eton college, 437, a.

Montreal, the mansion of lord Amherst, 258.

Morden, Surrey, ancient accounts of, 293;—the park, 293. .

Morden college, Blackheath, its foundation, 121;—regulations, ib.

Mortlake, parish of, 380;—the stone lodge and park, ib.


Neckingcr, the, at Bermondsey, 59.
Newark priory, Surrey, ruins of, 353.

New Cross, Kent road", 59;—description of the villa of J. Rolls, Esq. ib.
Newington butts, its extent, and origin of its name, 43 ;—the church, ib.
Newland park, the seat of sir. H. T. Gutt, 469.

Nonsuch, manor of, near Cheam, a favourite retreat of Henry VIII. 295.
Norbury park, the seat of Wm. Lock, Esq. 322;—ancient possessors, ft.
Nortlrcray, history of the manor of, 147.

Northrleet, village of, 170;—antique monuments in the church, ib.
Northumberland heath, near Erith, 140.

Nutfield, or Northfield, productive of a singular speGies of mineral, 333.

O'dkingham, or Wokingham', its situation and population, 428.
Oaks, the, on Bansted downs, built by the hunters cuib, 311.
Oatlands, the scat of H. H. H. the duke of York, 364.
Ockham court, the seat of lord King, U53.
Ockholt house, the ancient seat of the Norrey family, 434.
Ockley, Surrey, remarkable forthe defeat of the Danes, by Ethelwo!f,342.
Okewood, village of, 342:
• Oldbury hill, Surrey, description of an ancient entrenchment on it, 265.
Otford, formerly the residence of the archbishops of Canterbury, 463.

Pain's hill, near Cobham, the seat of B. B. Hopkins, Esq. 360.
Peckham, ancient manor of, 58;—the hamlet and fair, 59."
- west, singular tenure of the manor of, 240.

Penge, a hamlet of Battersea, 399.

Pennenden heath, near Maidstone, celebrated for public meetings, 229.
Peterley house, in Missenden parish, formerly a seat of lord Dormer, 469.
Petersham, village of, 372;—historical description of, 373.
Philanlhrophic society, St. George's fields, its institution, 40.
Plumstead, parish of, near Woolwich, 140;—the church, 141.
Polesden, parish of, 322 ;—the seat of sir F. Geary, ib.
Presentation of colours to the London volunteers, at Blackheath, 114.
Purley, the residence of J. H. Tooke, Esq. while he wrote The Diver-
sions of Purley, 311,


Randal house, near Leaiherhead, the property of D. Weatherston, Esq. 322.
Ravensbourne, river, its rise and course, 84.

Reigate, formerly a fortified town of the Saxons, 334 ;—the church, 336.
Riching park, near Colnbrook, the seat of J. Sullivan, Esq. 475.
Richmond, Surrey, its ancient name, 374;—the church, 37°.
Ripley, village of, famous for its cricketers, 353.
Rivcrnead, liamletof, 258.

Rochester, diocese of, 65, 206;—city and liberty of, 185;—ancient
name, ibf— Roman antiquities, ib.—history of the city, ib, 188.

Roebuck, H. D. Esq. his villa at Ince-grice, 169.

Ruciumptun, a hamlet of Putney, 391.

Rolls, John, K.sq. his villa at New-cross, 59.

Rood of Grace, a Monkish deception, detected and explained, 227.

Rotherhithe, or Redriff, its antiquity, 60 ;—docks, 62.

Rurmingmead, or Runny Mead, the spot where king John was compelled
by the barons to sign the great English charter, 358.


Sackville college, East Grinstcad, description and regulations of, 340.
St. Ann's hill, near Chertsey, 362;—-the seat of T. Ludbey, Esq. ib.

— Catharine's hill, or Drake lull, near Guildford, ancient ruins on, 350.

— George's collegiatechapel, Windsor, description of, 419.
————— or liie king's chapel, Windsor castle, description of, 418.

— Leonard's hill, near Windsor, its delightful situation, 420.

— Martha upon the hill, or Martyr's hill, near Guildford, 342.

— St. Peter's hospital, Newington, sec Fishmongers almshouses.

Salt hill, near Eton, its name, 437, n.—the triennial ceremony of Ad
Montem, observed by the students of Eton college, ib. n.

School for the indigent blind, St. George's fields, 37.

for the families of Welch labourers, at Deptford, 83.

Scvenoak, town of, 256;—etymology of its name, ib.—the corporation^.

Shardeloes l>uuse, near Agmondesham, the seat uf Mr. Drake, 467.

Sheerr, east, parish of, 337 ;—neighbouring villas, 337.

Shell hank, near Greenhilhe, description of its strata, &c. 169.

Shoreham castle, or Lullingstone castle, ancient description of, 268.

Shorne church, curious old tomb and font in it, 177.

Shooiers hill, beautiful views from, 134 ;—origin of its name, ib.

SHrcdding's green, near Uxbridge, 475;—the scat of Mrs. Colborne, ib.

Shrub's hill, Windsor Forest, 425;—curious bridge, over the canal, 426.

Slough, village of, 438;—description of Dr. I;erschel's "telescope, ib.

South Lambeth, its situation, 33 ;—formerly the residence of the trade-
scants, collectors of a museum, in the days of Cromwell, 8ec. ib.

Southflect, 164;—supposed to be the ^agmaccc of the Romans, 105.

Stephens Rev- W. rector of Sutton, found guilty of a libel, and cor*
demned to the pillory, in queen Anne's reign, 297.

Stoke, or Stoke Poges, derivation of its name, 440.

Stone, parish of, 162;—description of its ancient church, ib.

Storborough castle, Surrey, the seat of sir T. Turton, M. P. 338.

Streathain, village and parish, 284;—antiquity of the manor, ib.

Stroud, a suburb of Rochester, 183;—church, ib.—Newark hospital, ib.

Sunning hill, Windsor forest, its picturesque situation, 427.

Surrey, general survey of the county of, 3, 277.

Sutton, near Cheam, Surrey, 297 ;—history of the manor, ib.

— place, Woking, mansion erected in the reign of Henry VIII. 354.

Swanscombe, or Swinescamp, why so named, 107;—the church, 168.

Swinley lodge, Windsor forest, the residence of the master of the king's
buck hounds, 427;—duties of this officer, 428.

Sydenham, its pleasant situation and extensive views, 72.


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