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Mr. A. B. B. VALENTINE: ' Londoners' Country—III, From Leith Hill to the Thames '

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To a man from the mountains or the wide open spaces of the Far West, Surrey country would look Lilliputian; but on its miniature scale it abounds in charm. From Leith Hill (famed as a landmark and as a spot from which one gets marvellous views on every side) miles of Surrey scenery-hills and winding roads, meadows and rivers and dense-foliaged woods-running right up to the river on the north, and on the north-east to the outskirts of London on 7.0 (Daventry only) Mr. DONALD MAXWELL: The
Countryman in London-III, Nautical London '
A LTHOUGH the big docks are moving steadily down the river, London itself remains, as , to its Eastern verge, very much a port. Wapping, Poplar and Shadwell are still shipping parishes ; anywhere down the length of the East India Dock Road you may see masts and funnels rising suddenly behind the roofs ; the names of the streets are nautical, and the River dominates it all. It is in many ways the most interesting part of London, and Mr. Donald Maxwell knows it inside out.

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Mr. A. B. B. VALENTINE: ' Londoners' Country—III, From Leith Hill to the Thames '

2LO London, 21 August 1928 19.00






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