Alan Godfrey Brighton 1909: Sussex Sheet 66.09 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Sussex)
Sussex Sheet 66.09 Brighton 1909 - published 2007; intro by Alan Godfrey. This detailed map covers much of central and west Brighton, together with a large part...... more
Sussex Sheet 66.09 Brighton 1909 - published 2007; intro by Alan Godfrey. This detailed map covers much of central and west Brighton, together with a large part of Hove. Coverage stretches from Old Steine and Grand Parade westward to Second Avenue and Wilbury Road, and from Old Shoreham Road southward to the seafront. This is a very busy map with much of interest. Major features include the station, engine shed, locomotive and carriage works, Holland Road Halt, and railway lines and tramways; St Nicholas church, St Peter's church, Hotel Metropole, Grand Hotel, Bedford Hotel, part of West Pier, Brunswick Lawns, Adelaide Crescent, Brunswick Square, Regency Square, Montpelier Crescent, St Anns Wells Gardens, All Saints church Hove, cricket ground, St Thomas church, The Wick, Wick Hall, Gloucester Place, Royal Pavilion, The Lanes (not all named), Dome, and much more. On the reverse we include street directory entries for Brunswick Place, Kings Road, Western Road.
Barrie Trinder Leamington Spa 1923: Warwickshire Sheet 33.11 (Old O.S. Maps of Warwickshire)
Detailed map of Leamington; Warwickshire 33.11. Historical introduction by Barrie Trinder. This detailed map covers most of the town centre of Leamington, here...... more
Detailed map of Leamington; Warwickshire 33.11. Historical introduction by Barrie Trinder. This detailed map covers most of the town centre of Leamington, here fully named as Royal Leamington Spa, with coverage stretching from Russell Terrace and Spencer Street northward to Lillington Avenue, and from Oswald Road and Warwick New Road eastward to Campion Hills and Newbold Farm. The many features include Pump Room Gardens, Manor House Hotel, All Saints church, Jephson Gardens, River Leam, Regent Hotel, Newbold Comyn, Newbold Beeches, Royal Pump Room, Municipal Building, tramway, Avenue station (most of railway is on South map), Adelaide Bridge, Milverton, Christ Church, Holy Trinity church, Leamington College, Leamington Brewery, Beech Lawn Prep School, Leamington & Lillington Brick Works, and many well laid out streets, with individual houses neatly shown. On the reverse we include entries A-Gr from a list of private residents from a 1921 directory.
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Advantages: Fantastic Wines, Excellent Pubs, Cultural Atmosphere, Fab Public Transport Disadvantages: none
...budget could be as much or as little as you wish to spend and I've lived here for a few years so any time of year is what I've been referring to. I didn't use any season specific events in this review.
The City of Churches and Wines: Adelaide, South Australia
Advantages: Sights, Activities, Work Disadvantages: Visa process
...Will be heading out to Adelaide later this year with the girlfriend for a working holiday, and thought a review of what we have found out so far and what I already know of the place might be useful for others thinking about doing the same.
I lived in Adelaide till I was about 10 and have been back there a number of times since (from the UK), and have to say I have never been short of things to...