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AGRICULTURE

of

SURREY, &c.

OF

MODERN HUSBANDRY,

PRINCIPALLY WRITTEN DURING A SURVEY

OF

SURREY

Made at the desire of the Board of Agriculture;
Illustrative also of the best practices in the neighbouring Counties,

KENT, SUSSEX, fc.

IN WHICH IS COMPRISED
AN ANALYSIS OF MANURES
Shewing their Chemical Contents, and the proper application of them

to Soils and Plants of all descriptions.

ALSO

AN ESSAY ON TIMBER
Exhibiting a view of the increasing scarcity of that important Article, with

Hints on the Means of Counteracting it;

TOGETHER WITH
A VARIETY OF MISCELLANEOUS SUBJECTS
Peculiarly adapted to the present state of the Internal Economy of the

Kingdom.

BY JAMES MALCOLM,
Land Surveyor to their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales,

and the Dukes of York and Clarence.

VOL. III.

Argumentum locuples habui. Strada Prol. Acad.

• Res spectatur non verba. Cic.

London:
PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR, BY C. AND R, BALDWIN,

NEW BRIDGE-STREET.

isits

AGRICULTURE

OF THE

COUNTY OF SURREY.

GRASSES, MEADOWS, AND PASTURES.

SON

SURREY is not particularly famed for an at tentive regard to the formation, or to the productiveness of its meadows and pastures. Being every where more or less undulated, with no considerable tract of level country in any one, part of it, its position seems to bespeak it more of a corn than a grazing or a dairy county. There are, however, some parts of it where the system of meadows is well understood, where irrigation is uniformly practised, and its consequences carefully marked; such are those in Oxted, Tanridge, Crowhurst, and Lingfield parishes on the eastern side of the county, and the long famed Runneymead and other common meads of so valuable a quality, which by bordering on the Thames, were they in severality, would by proper management necessarily make no inconsiderable figure, as before the late inclosures of Walton and Weybridge parishes, they amounted together to near 1200 acres. There is VOL, III.

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