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Seven Days in London: A Practical Descriptive Guide
Попередній перегляд недоступний - 2016
Admission Albert Bank Blackfriars building Cannon Street Cathedral Chapel Charing Cross Cheapside Chelsea Church City close Club collection contains corner cost Court daily Docks Duke Embankment England erected Exchange Exhibition Farringdon Street feet high feet long feet wide Fleet Street front Gallery Gardens Gate George Green Greenwich ground Guards Hall Hill Holborn Hospital House Hoxton Hyde Park James Kensington King King's Lambeth Lane leaving London Lord Ludgate Hill Market Memorial Metropolitan Railway miles millions Monday Monument Moorgate Museum nearly North numerous o'clock Office opened opposite Oxford Street Palace Pall Mall Parliament passing Piccadilly present Prince Queen rail Railway reaching Regent Street river Road route Royal Scotland Yard side Square Station Statue Strand Surrey Temple Thames Theatre Tower Town train turn Victoria visited visitor Walk Waterloo West Westminster Bridge Whitehall Yard
Сторінка 32 - The following is described as the supply of meat, poultry, bread, and beer, for one year: — 72 miles of oxen, 10 abreast; 120 miles of sheep, do.; 7 miles of calves, do. ; 9 miles of pigs, do. ; 50 acres of poultry, close together ; 20 miles of hares and rabbits, 100 abreast ; a pyramid of loaves of bread, 600 feet square, and thrice the height of St. Paul's ; 1000 columns of hogsheads of beer, each 1 mile high.
Сторінка 66 - ... embankment wall is the low level sewer, and above it is a subway for gas and water pipes. The total cost of the work was 1,260,000?., and the purchase of property amounted to 450,000?. It may give some idea of the magnitude of the undertaking if we cite the items of material employed : — 650,000 cubic feet of granite ; 80,000 cubic yards of brickwork ; 140,000 cubic yards of concrete ; 500,000 cubic feet of timber, &c. The Albert Embankment, on the southern side, was commenced at Westminster...
Сторінка 113 - Any letter exceeding the weight of 12 ozs. will be liable to a postage of One Penny for every ounce, or fraction of an ounce, beginning with the first ounce. A letter, for example, weighing between 14 and 15 ounces must be prepaid fifteenpence.
Сторінка xi - Bills of Exchange falling due on Good Friday and Christmas Day are payable on the previous day ; those due on the other holidays being payable on the following day.
Сторінка 15 - VIADUCT is reached.) Walk along the STRAND (43); a few yards along on the right side is the Charing Cross Railway Station and Hotel, in front of which is a copy of the old Charing Cross already referred to. A little further along on the left side is the Lowther Arcade, where there is always afine display of toys and fancy goods. Leaving the arcade by the Strand end, turn to the left along the Strand. In Agar Street on the left, is thb Charing Cross Hospital.
Сторінка 45 - GO feet in diameter, covered by a glazed dome, 74 feet from the floor. This circular hall has three tiers of projecting galleries running round it ; the stancheons, galleries, ribs of dome, &c. are iron, of which about 300 tons are used. The floor of the rotunda is composed of 4000 pieces of inlaid woods, in the form of a mariner's compass, within a border of Greek fret; in the centre is the City shield, anchor, &c. ; the...
Сторінка 113 - No letter may be above 18 inches in length, 9 inches in width, or 6 inches in depth, unless it be sent to or from one of the Government Offices. 2. Colonial and Foreign letters. — The rates of postage vary, and are given in a tabular form in the "Official Postal Guide,
Сторінка 61 - ... 1245. Here the amiable king John of France was confined, and died in 1364. It was afterwards used as a prison for deserters, but was pulled down in 1816 to make room for Waterloo bridge. — St.