Holidays At Brighton - online book

An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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British words, descriptive of its si­tuation ; pou, country, and ings, downs: that is, the plain country under the Downs. The church is a large and ancient edifice; it is built in the form of a cross, with a tower in the centre. The ruins Mr. Ash-ton spoke of, were those of some stupendous building raised in ancient times, which tradition relates was the seat of the barons of Poynings.
On their return, Mr. Ashton point­ed out to his companions, the ruins of an encampment, called Holling-bury Castle, or Hill.
" The rampart," he said, " which was once strong and high, is now much dilapidated, Three tumuli have lately been discovered, containing some Roman coins; they were pro-
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