See also:town in the
See also:parliamentary division of the
See also:Riding of
See also:shire, England, Io m . E.S.E. of
See also:Middlesbrough by a branch of the North-Eastern railway . Pop. of urban
See also:district (1901), 5645 . It is well situated in a narrow, fertile valley at the N.
See also:foot of the Cleveland Hills . The
See also:church of St
See also:Nicholas is Perpendicular, greatly restored . Other buildings are the town
See also:hall, and the
See also:modern buildings of the grammar school founded in 1561 . Ruins of an Augustinian priory, founded in 1129, are beautifully situated near the eastern extremity of the town . The church contains some
See also:fine Decorated
See also:work, and the
See also:house and parts of the conventual buildings may be traced . Considerable fragments of Norman and transitional work remain . Among the historic personages who were buried within its walls was Robert
See also:lord of Annandale, the competitor for the
See also:throne of Scotland with
See also:John Baliol, and the grandfather of
See also:King Robert the Bruce . About 1 m . S.E. of the town there is a sulphurous
See also:spring discovered in 1822 .
The district neighbouring to
See also:Guisborough is
See also:rich in iron-
See also:stone . Its working forms the chief
See also:industry of the town, and there are also tanneries and breweries .
ERNEST GUIRAUD (1837—1892)
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