Within the parish are included the mansions of Burton Closes and Castle Hill.
The Breakers is one of ten historic Newport mansions available to tour.
Few crowded neighbourhoods are visible, and the characteristic features of the scene which meets the eye are the upturned roofs of temples, palaces, and mansions, gay with blue, green and yellow glazed tiles, glittering among the groves of trees with which the city abounds.
A 14th-century grammar school was refounded by Queen Elizabeth; and there are two mansions dating from the same reign, which have been converted into inns.
Middleton House, named after him, is one of several fine mansions in the vicinity.