Holidays At Brighton - online book

An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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much as they wished of the chaly­beate spring, the reading-room, cot­tage, &c, Lewis took from his pocket the little map of Brighton, and show­ed his mother that Brunswick Square might be visited on their road home. " But see, mamma," he added, " here is Adelaide Crescent; will it tire you too much to go there ? it is not much out of the way. But what is this cir­cular mark in the map intended for, with the word ' Dome' by it?"
Mrs. Ashton told them, that in that spot was situated the Antheum, or Oriental Garden; but that the stu­pendous dome, she regretted to say, was no longer there : it fell in with a tremendous crash only a few days after its completion. Happily, the
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