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I PLACES OF INTEREST IN AND AROUND LEDBURY. I Dog Hill. A lofty eminence just above the Church, and overlooking the town, giving a clear view of the Marcle Hills, and a panoramic view of the country this side the hills. There are threc jubilee seats placed on the top The place car be approached from Church-street or through the ci archyard. Bradlow Knoll. About 1 mile from the town, and a pleasant walk to the summit. Extensive views can be obtained when the atmosphere is bright. Gloucester Cathe- dral tower is plainly seen with the naked eye, and also the white cliffs above Cheltenham. In the west may be seen the Black Mountains, and May Hill in the Forest of Dean, to the south-west. J Eastnor Castle. A little over two miles from Ledbury. The Castle is a fine baronial mansion, with massive towers, and is partly surrounded by a fine sheet of water. Inside the Castle are fine works of art, by the best masters, some beautiful specimens of tapestry, and an inter- esting collection of armour. Bronsil Castle. From Ledbury 2 miles. Once the residence of Lord Beauchamp, Lord Treasurer to Henry VI. Encompassed with a deep moat, overhung with. ancient yew trees, supposed to be four centuries old. It is now in ruins. The Raggedstone Hill. Famous for the curse, which, according to an old legend, fails on all who come beneath its shadow. The curse is the legacy of a monk of the ancient Priory of Little Malvern, whose penance consisted of the daily ascent of the hill on all fours." I The Obelisk. On the Malvern Range, overlooking Bronsil Castle. It is 90 feet high and was erected in memory of Lord Chancellor Sotners and various I members of the Somers family. Wynd's Point. Four miles from Ledbury, close to the British Camp. A very romantic, secluded spot, which for fouryears was the home of Jenny Lind, where she died in 1887. I The Jubilee Drive. A beautiful drive along the west side of the Hills, from the Wyche to the British Camp. Most magnifi- cent views are obtained from it. Cyclists will find it one of the finest drives in the neighbourhood, the gradient being easy and the road bed well kept. The Worcestershire Beacon. The highest of the Malvern Range, 1,396 feet high. Immediately overlooking the town of Malvern, 8 miles from Ledbury. From the top, when a clear day, may be seen the Bristol Channel, Worcester (8 miles), Gloucester (20), Cheltenham (22), Tewkes- bury Abbey (14), Hereford Cathedral, Evesham (21), the Wrekin, Clee Hills, Radnor Forest, May Hill, the Cotswolds, Edge Hill, etc., etc. A series of carriage drives to the top of the hill has been con- structed, and affords easy access to visitors either on foot or by carriage. As a permanent memorial of her late Majesty's long reign, the Diamond Jubilee Committee of 1897 set apart from the subscriptions it received several hundred pounds for the erection of an Indicator, which occupies the site of the great bonfire on the summit of the hill, On a marble base and truncated pillar, bearing the appropriate inscription, The earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof," is fixed a circular platA of phosphor bronze, protected by a thick sheet of plate glass. On it is engraved a map of the surrounding country for a distance of 66 miles, Round the margin is a reproduction of the most salient features of the landscape, with their names and distances in miles. Places actually visible under favourable conditions. and whose direction merely is shown are indicated by different kinds of type.

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