Situated at the top of the river Medina, just a mile from Carisbrooke Castle, Newport has a distinct Georgian look: sober and distinguished. Although its name suggest a recent settlement , Newport is in fact very, very old ! It dates back to 1180. Its other historical claim to fame is having once been the Duke of Wellington's constituency.
Newport is the capital of the Isle of Wight : it is the commercial centre and has a very good bus service radiating to all corners of the Island. It is also home to the offices of the National Trust .
On the corner of St James' street and Lugley stree, Newport, is the Old Grammar School. It is a superb building , erected in the reign of Henry V. It was there that Charles I stayed when the treaty of Newport was signed with the Parliamentary Commissioners.
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