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    Place name County Entry Source
    CAMBERWELL Surrey ferry, passed through south-eastward, going into Kent at Oak of Honour Hill; and traces of it were found at the cutting of the canal. Oak of Honour Hill is said to have acquired its name from Queen Elizabeth's dining on it under an oak. St. Thomas' Watering, near this, was a resting place of the Canterbury pilgrims; and a marble head of Janus was found there. Camberwell Grove Imperial
    CHISLETT Kent Grove Ferry r. station, and 6 NE of Canterbury. It has a post office under Canterbury. Acres, 6, 835; of which Imperial
    ELMSTONE Kent Grove-Ferry r. station, and 2½ NNE of Wingham. Post town, Stourmouth, under Sandwich. Acres, 432. Real property, £1, 198. Pop., 75. Houses Imperial
    Glasgow Lanarkshire
    Renfrewshire
    ferry here. About a mile farther up, the river is crossed, opposite the line of Main Street, Bridgeton, by Rutherglen Bridge, an old and not very beautiful structure, dating from 1776, and built at an expense of about £2000, the burgesses of Rutherglen bearing half. Previous to this there was a ford. About 1½ mile above Rutherglen Bridge is Dalmarnock Bridge, only half of which is within the city, the rest lying partly in the county and partly in Rutherglen, the boundary lines meeting in the centre of the bridge. It continues the line of Dalmarnock Road towards Groome
    Grove Ferry Kent Grove Ferry , hamlet with ry. sta., Chislet par., E. Kent, on river Stour, 6½ miles NE. of Canterbury. Bartholomew
    GROVE FERRY Kent GROVE FERRY , a hamlet in Chislet parish, Kent; on the river Stour, and on the Ashford and Ramsgate railway, 6 miles Imperial
    HOATH Kent Grove-Ferry r. station, and 6 NE of Canterbury.—The parish contains also the hamlets of Maypole street and Old-Tree Imperial
    INNISHANNON Cork ferry across the Bandon, granted by Hen. V. to Philip de Barry in 1412. The castle of Downdaniel, at the confluence of the Brinny and Bandon, built by Barry Oge in 1476, and the castle of Cariganass, built by the McCarthys, were both besieged and taken during the war of 1641 by the garrison of Bandon. Poulnalong castle, which in the same war was held for the insurgents by its owner, Patrick Roche Fitz-Richard, was surrendered to Capt. Adderley in 1642. The castle of Annagh, near this parish, was garrisoned for the King on the breaking Lewis:Ireland
    ISLEWORTH Middlesex ferry, with Richmond and Kew; consists chiefly of one street, with a square; was a very fashionable place prior to the removal of the Court from Kew; has again come into much favour since the railway period; enjoys fine amenities of ground, water, climate, and scenery; commands pleasant facilities for cricketing, aquatic sports, bathing, and rural enjoyment; has a good reading room; is noted for sending large supplies of fruit to the London market; and has a station on the railway, a post office under London W., and a two-days' pleasure fair, commencing on the first Monday of July Imperial
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    Nottinghamshire
    Ferry. The deanery of Lawressfirst contains the rectories of Buslingthorpe, Faldingworth, Fiskerton, Friesthorpe, Snarford, Riseholme, Sudbrook, and Willingham-Cherry; the vicarages of Dunholme, Reepham, Scothorne, and Welton; and the p. curacies of Barlings, Greetwell, and Nettleham. The deanery of Lawress-second contains the rectories of Aisthorpe, Brattleby, Broxholme, Burton-by-Lincoln, GateBurton, Kettlethorpe, and Scampton; the vicarages of Thorpe-le-Fallows, Coates, Marton, Newton-on-Trent, Saxilby, Upton, and Willingham-by-Stow; the p. curacies of North Carlton, South Carlton, Stow, and Torksey; and the donative of Knaith. The deanery of Manlake contains the rectories of Broughton, Flixborough, West Halton Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    groves with trees cut down, plashed within and trenched about, as Cæsar and Strabo assure us; "and they add, "that if this derivation please not, the same learned writer gives us another, from the words Lhong and Dias,.the former signifying a ship, and then the name will import a city or harbour of ships. "The Romans originally called it Londininm, -evidently a corruption of its pristine British name; they afterwards, but probably not till after it became the capital of their British pro vince, called it Colonia Augusta, seemingly from its magnificence; and they likewise called Imperial
    LONDONDERRY Londonderry ferry which the corporation held under the Irish Society, was begun in 1789, and completed in the spring of 1791. It is 1068 feet in length, and 40 in breadth: the piles are of oak, and the head of each is tenoned into a cap piece 40 feet long and 17 inches square, supported by three sets of girths and braces; the piers, which are 165 feet apart, are bound together by thirteen string-pieces equally divided and transversely bolted, on which is laid the flooring: on each side of the platform is a railing 4 ½ feet high, also Lewis:Ireland
    Ness, Loch Inverness Shire ferry at Bona, and another 12 miles farther to the SW from Foyers to Ruskich Inn. From the great depth the waters never freeze. It is well known that there is a fault along the line of the Great Glen, and this seems to mark a line of permanent weakness in the crust of the earth, for at the time of the great earthquake at Lisbon, on 1 Nov. 1755, the waters of Loch Ness be came violently agitated, a series of waves rolling along the loch towards the upper end, and dashing for 200 yards up the course Groome
    NICHOLAS (St.)-AT-WADE Kent Grove-Ferry r. station, and 6½ W S W of Margate; and has a post-office under Margate. The parish Imperial
    OXFORD Berkshire
    Buckinghamshire
    Oxfordshire
    Wiltshire
    grove, 16 new sets of rooms erected in 1864. The library, erected by Bishop Rede in 1343, is one of the most ancient in England; and its book-shelves and narrow wooden seats present an interesting contrastto the convenient and luxurious furnishings of a modern library. A terrace extends behind the college; is formedon part of the ancient city wall; and commands a verypleasant prospect over the meadows on the banks of the Cherwell. The Emperor of Russia and his sister resided in the warden's lodgings, during their visit to Oxford in 1814. Among distinguished members of Merton collegehave Imperial
    PRESTON-BY-WINGHAM Kent Grove-Ferry r. station, and 6¾ E N E of Canterbury; bears the name of Preston-street, and has apostal Imperial
    SARRE Kent Grove-Ferry r. station, and 8 W S W of Margate; and has a post-office under Margate, and a fair Imperial
    STODMARSH Kent Grove-Ferry r. station, and 4½ ENE of Canterbury. Post town, Canterbury. Acres, 695. Real property, £1,528. Pop., 145. Houses Imperial
    STOURMOUTH Kent Grove-Ferry r. station, and 5 NW of Sandwich. It has a post-office under Sandwich. Acres, 878. Real property Imperial
    YOUGHAL Cork ferry. The Mall-house, in which the borough courts are held and the public business of the corporation is transacted, is a handsome structure, built by the corporation in 1779, on a site reclaimed from the slab: it contains, besides the court-rooms, an assembly-room, a reading-room, and the Mayor's offices: adjoining it is an agreeable promenade. The borough gaol is a lofty square building of four stories, called the Dockgate, surmounted by a lantern and cupola containing the town clock; it was rebuilt in 1777, but is defective in several of the accommodations essential Lewis:Ireland
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