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  1. EbbwJunction1

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    Sir Sydney Camm, designer of the Hawker Hurricane, was born on 5th August 1893 at No. 10 Alma Road, Windsor. A memorial in the form of a replica Hawker Hurricane is displayed near Baths Island, close to where the Slough to Windsor & Eton railway line crosses the River Thames. He died on 12th March 1966 while playing golf at the Richmond Golf Course aged 72 and he was buried in Long Ditton.
     
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    Thames Ditton is a close to Long Ditton.
     
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    Stoke D'Abernon was also once administered by the Hundred of Elmbridge.
     
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    Elmbridge exists in the present day as one the government's new fangled areas set up in the mid seventies when boundaries were changed and new tiers of local government were put in place. Throughout this Esher remains and has a racecourse of the same name.
     
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    Hindhead is also a place with a bypass on the A3
     
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    Hindhead is near the Devil's Punchbowl whilst Steyning is near the Devil's Dyke.
     
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    Cranleigh also lies on the line of The Downs Link footpath and cycleway.
     
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    Arisaig is another location where a large residence was requisitioned in WWII for training purposes.
     
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    Northwards the A830 road continues to Mallaig
     
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    Tongue is another settlement that is one of the 40 National Scenic Areas of Scotland.
     
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    Achinduich also lies on the line of the A836 road.
     
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    Achinduich is on the east bank of the River Shin, which flows from the southern end of Loch Shin, next to the village of Lairg.
     
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    The artist Thomas Gainsborough was born in Sudbury in 1727 and lived there for much of his life. He did, however, also live in Bath and in Ipswich in the 1750s.
     
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    Pin Mill in Suffolk also lies on the line of the River Orwell.
     
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    Westray also has a marina.
     
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    Bonchurch on the Isle of Wight also has a church that is dedicated to St Boniface.
     
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    The nearest lighthouse is at Niton - about the same distance to to the west of Ventnor that Bonchurch is to the east of Ventnor.
     
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    Harray in Orkney also has a pottery.
     
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    The Orkney Cheese Company Ltd has its registered office in Kirkwall
     
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    Prestonpans also has a Mercat Cross
     
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    One end of the John Muir Way, which passes through Prestonpans, is Dunbar
     
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    Edinburgh was another major settlement of the Brythonic tribal people who were known as The Gododdin.
     
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    Inverness is another Scottish city.
     
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    Corpach also lies on the line of the Caledonian Canal.
     
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    Falmouth is also a natural harbour.
     
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