by G. F. Bosworth


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107652910
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/29/2012
Series: Cambridge County Geographies Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1. County and shire. The word 'Middlesex'. Its origin and meaning; 2. General characteristics. Position and natural conditions; 3. Size. Shape. Boundaries; 4. Surface and general features - forests, commons and open spaces; 5. The River Thames; 6. The tributaries of the Thames - Colne, Yeading Brook, Crane, Brent, Little Ealing Brook, Stanford Brook, Lea. The new river; 7. Geology; 8. Natural history; 9. Climate and rainfall; 10. People - race. Dialect. Settlements. Population; 11. Agriculture - main cultivations, woodlands, stock; 12. Industries and manufactures; 13. History of Middlesex; 14. Antiquities - prehistoric, Roman, Saxon; 15. Architecture - (a) ecclesiastical - churches and religious houses; 16. Architecture - (b) domestic - Hampton Court palace; 17. Architecture - (c) domestic - famous seats, cottages; 18. Communications, past and present - roads, railways, canals; 19. Administration and divisions - ancient and modern; 20. Roll of honour; 21. The chief towns and villages of Middlesex; Illustrations; Maps.

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