Excerpt from The Spas of England, and Principal Sea-Bathing Places, Vol. 3: Southern Spas
A real Discovery - A Visit to Bournemouth - Impressions - Address to the People there - Capabilities of the Place - Its Locality and Aspect - Superior to the Isle of Wight - Topography o... f Bournemouth - The Bay and its Expo sure in reference to Winds - Geology of the Coast - The Chimes - East and West Cliffs - The Beach - Clothing Verdure on the Sand Hills - The Roads Valley of the Stout - The Bath Hotel - Description - lts Highly Favourable Position - View from it - Detached Villas - Their sheltered Situation - Ma rine Library and Boardinghouse - The Western che - Bournemouth Park - Retreat for Consumptive Invalids, the best in England - Striking Con trast of Temperature - Confirmation of the Author's Views - Improvement and New Plans - Errors to be eschewed - Proper Site for a Church - Should not be on a Hill - Where to erect Summer Residences - Bournemouth a Rural as well as a Sea Retreat for Invalids - Great Resources of this adyah tage - Conversion of the Vale into a Pleasure Garden - Pleasure Boats and Sailing - House-room and Charges - Provisions, Market and Farm-house Supplies - Water - That from the Well. And that from the Brook - The Climate - Warmth, Equality of Temperature, and Dryness - Its Salubrious ness corroborated by Medical Men - Conclusion 512.
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