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  • All that weekend, the police searched for her on the North Downs.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The roads were dark along the wooded hills of the North Downs.

    A Year on the Wing

  • It was clear enough to see the hills on the far side of London - the North Downs in Surrey perhaps?

    Pictures from Ally Pally

  • The North Downs were hidden, far away beyond the Wealden Heights.

    The Wheels of Chance: a bicycling idyll

  • The drive from Billingshurst to Bath takes you along the edge of the North Downs, as you cut across the south of England towards Winchester.

    Bluebell woods

  • He certainly fit the classic commuter profile, Kincaid said as they came around a curve and gaps in the trees revealed a sweeping view across the North Downs.

    Mourn Not Your Dead

  • But King Arvedui held out upon the North Downs until the last, and then fled north with some of his guard; and they escaped by the swiftness of their horses.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • Araphor son of Arveleg was not yet full-grown, but he was valiant, and with aid from CĂ­rdan he repelled the enemy from Fornost and the North Downs.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • The view is bounded north and west only by hills: on the north by the North Downs, with Leith Hill standing forward, as if advancing to meet a southern champion, and in the west, Blackdown, Hind

    Highways & Byways in Sussex

  • I rather fancy it was those North Downs, for the road went off into grass, and I got into another wood.

    Howards End

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