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the tourist will find it well worth while to take a look for ten minutes at the Church and the very picturesque stacks of houses, with their awkward gables, dilapidated palings, and ruined pumps in the immediate neighbourhood. *A familiar life painter might find a rich store of models here.

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TERMINUS OF THE SOUTH-EASTERN AND BRIGHTON RAILWAYS AT LONDON BRIDGE.

PLEASURE EXCURSIONS.

CHIDDINGSTONE AND HEVER,

ON THE SOUTH-EASTERN RAILWAY.

[From the Railway Chronicle.]

[This Excursion, as here projected, will take the whole day, so the tourist should start by an early train. At the same time, if he alight at Edenbridge station and hire a carriage to go to Hever only, it might easily be made in an afternoon).

The South-Eastern Railway, traversing the whole weald of the ancient kingdom of Kent, is most abundantly rich in materials for Excursions, both historic and picturesque, and the Directors seem fully alive to this feature of their railway, and to its employment for other purposes than those of mere necessity. The placard which decorates every station justly proclaims the Dover Railway to be a "pleasure” line, possessing many tempting curiosities in abbeys, castles, mansions, parks, &c. The fares are cheap by all carriages.

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In about an hour and a half after leaving London, we arrive at the Penshurst station. If, however, the pleasure-seeker is unable to accomplish a walk of nearly seven miles, he should stop at Edenbridge, the station before Penshurst, where a carriage may be hired. From Penshurst station we ascend a deliciously shaded lane which separates the grounds of Redleaf from the park of Penshurst. It is a lane well worth all the journey to behold and saunter in: and the substantial rustic cottages, erected by Mr. Wells, in the lane, make us long for

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TERMINUS OF THE SOUTH-EASTERN AND BRIGHTON RAILWAYS AT LONDON BRIDGE.

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In about an hour and a half after leaving London, we arrive at the Penshurst station. If, however, the pleasure-seeker is unable to accomplish a walk of nearly seven miles, he should stop at Edenbridge, the station before Penshurst, where a carriage may be hired. From Penshurst station we ascend a deliciously shaded lane which separates the grounds of Redleaf from the park of Penshurst. It is a lane well worth all the journey to behold and saunter in: and the substantial rustic cottages, erected by Mr. Wells, in the lane, make us long for

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