The seat of her majesty the Queen, and of her ancestors from the period of the Conquest. Eton College also is within a short distance.
In the vicinity of this station is that picturesque tract of common land – Putney Heath and Wimbledon Common, so delightful to those who love to see nature in her wildest character. Putney Church is a fine old structure. Across the old wooden bridge is Fulham, with its church and palace, the residence of the Bishops of London. It is a plain building, but the grounds are very pretty, and contain some line American trees, planted by Bishop Compton.
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Nature has eminently favoured this town by the salubrity of its air, the potency of its mineral springs, and the adjacent appendages of romantic and agreeable scenery.
Hampton Court stands on the north bank of the Thames, about twelve miles from London. Numerous sovereigns have made it their temporary abode; and the last who resided here were George II. and his Queen.