It is inhabited by sheep and their shepherds, and from Mount Clear one can see the Celestial City. Like many of the writers in the list that follows, Bunyan had a wonderful ear for the rhythms of colloquial speech and his allegorical characters come to life in dialogue that never fails to advance the narrative.
Story is one thing. Innocent, a young serving maid of the Interpreter, who answers the door of the house when Christiana and her companions arrive; and who conducts them to the garden bath, which signifies Christian baptism.
River of God or River of the Water of Life, a place of solace for the pilgrims. Luckily he's replaced by a guy named Hopeful who's exactly the same as Faithful in every way, so So he takes off and immediately falls into the Slough of Despond translation: "Marsh of Bummers"and we immediately see that he's not only a dick see above but not very bright.
Amphill Castle was used for the "house arrest" of Queen Catherine of Aragon and her retinue in —36 before she was taken to Kimbolton. The lodging fee for his inn is paid by the Good Samaritan.