This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...Walk, the borough boundary goes off to the left in order that it may hit and pursue the Vicar's Brook: Empty Common will then intervene between it and you. Keep straight along Hobson's Brook past the Botanical Garden and Brookside until you come to the Conduit Head. Turn to the right down Lensfield Road. Cross the Hills Road at Hyde Park Corner. Begin going down Gonville Place, but, as soon as you have Parker's Piece on your left, cross over onto the grass. The boundary of the fields is not Gonville Place but a line on Parker's Piece which is (for rough purposes) parallel to Gonville Place and some thirty to fifty yards from it. When you have 1 Award dated 2o April 1811. I must ask my readers to accept my Rough Sketch of the Town of Cambridge as being a very rough sketch intended merely to show the main agrarian features. In details it is inaccurate; in particular, the river was divided into branches which made a sort of archipelago. For careful maps of the house-covered nucleus, see Willis and Clark, Architectural History, and Atkinson and Clark, Cambridge Described. The Agrarian Plan. 107 traversed Parker's Piece, turn to the left along Park Side and Parker's Street towards the centre of the town. Go down Emmanuel Street with Christ's Piece on your left; then by Short Street to the Newmarket Road. To the left a few yards along that road. Then round the frontiers of the Jesus closes with Midsummer Common on your right until you are at the beginning of Lower Park Street. Then make straight for the river. Down the river to the railway bridge. 19. Then from the wide territory that we have encircled, we must deduct three large pieces that are not to be inclosed, namely, Midsummer Common (about 66 acres), Sturbridge Common (about 45...
eBook Township and Borough; Being the Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford in the October Term of 1897. Together with an Appendix of Notes Re