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Page 189:-
reach Burton, Farlton-knot,[1] a beautiful naked limestone mountain, said to resemble much in form the rock of Gibraltar.
Between Burton and Lancaster, see Dunald-mill,[2] a subterraneous cavern, with a brook running through it, and many curious petrifactions, in style and kind like those in Derbyshire.


Finis chartaeque viaeque.
[1] By a trigonometrical process, the height of the monument was found to be 594 feet above the level of the turnpike.
[2] This place is particularly described in Article VI. of the following Addenda.
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