Chester is a genuine Roman city, built four-square, within walls, which remain to this day.
With its old church and manor house, the seat of I. Ince, Esq. Stanlow Point stretches on to the sands a little to our right, where there was a ferry, and the Abbots of St. Werburgh had a retreat.
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The situation of this town from a distance is very imposing, lying as it does on the side of a rocky eminence, the top of which is crowned with the ruins of a castle founded in the reign of Edward I.
Llangollen lies in the hollow of the Dee, and being the first glimpse of peculiar mountain scenery, it is indebted to this as much as to its own character for the celebrity it enjoys.