Searching for "HIGHAM PARK"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    AMPTHILL Bedfordshire Park contains the pear tree under which Sir Philip Sidney is said to have written part of his "Arcadia," and remains of the house built by "Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother." A beautiful grove of lime-trees, called the Alameda, was planted by Lord Holland for the recreation of the townspeople. The parish of Ampthill comprises 1,928 acres. Real property, £8,651. Pop., 2,144. Houses, 438. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £280.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor.-The subdistrict comprises 9 parishes, and part of another. Acres Imperial
    BURNLEY Lancashire Park, Dunnockshaw, Cliviger, Worsthorne-with-Hurstwood, Briercliffe-with-Extwistle, and Reedley-Hallows, Filley-Close, and New-Laund-Booth. Acres, 21,448. Pop., 42,702. Houses, 7,805.—The district lies entirely within the parish of Whalley, and comprehends, in addition to Burnley subdistrict, the subdistrict of Padiham, containing the townships of Padiham, Huncoat, Hapton, Altham, Read, Simonstone, Heyhouses, and Higham Imperial
    Higham Park Northamptonshire Higham Park , par., N. Northamptonshire, 3½ miles SE. of Higham Ferrers, 596 ac., pop. 16. Bartholomew
    HIGHAM-PARK Northamptonshire HIGHAM-PARK , an extra-parochial tract in wellingborough district, Northampton; 3½ miles SSE of HighamFerrers. Acres, 596. Real property Imperial
    LEICESTERSHIRE, or LEICESTER Leicestershire Higham, and Orton-on-the-Hill, toward the W,-are other chief eminences; and some of the hills, very particularly Bardon hill, command very extensive and very beautiful views. The valley of the Wreak, the valley of the Soar, and the vale of Belvoir abound in charming scenery. The chief rivers are the Trent, the Soar, the Swift, the Welland, the Avon, the Wreak, and the Anker; and minor streams are the Devon, the Eye, the South Eye, the Mease, the Sence, and the Smite. Igneous rocks form dispersed intrusions throughout a considerable part of the NW; greywacke or Cambrian Imperial
    Melchbourne Bedfordshire Higham Ferrers, 2574 ac., pop. 219; Melchbourne Hall , seat of Lord St John of Bletsoe, stands in a fine park Bartholomew
    MELCHBOURNE Bedfordshire Higham-Ferrers. Real property, £3,170. Pop., 251. Houses, 52. The property belongs to Lord St. John. Melchbourn Hall is Lord St. John s seat; was built about the time of James I. or Charles I.; has been modernized in the front; and stands in a fine park Imperial
    NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, or Northampton Northamptonshire Higham-Ferrers, Huxloe, Kings-Sutton, Nassaburgh, Navisford, Nobottle-Grove, Orlingbury. Polebrook, Rothwell, Spelhoe, Towcester, Willybrook, and Wymersley. The registration county gives off eight parishes to Oxfordshire, eight parishes to Warwickshire, ten parishes to Lincolnshire, five parishes and an extra-parochial tract to Rutlandshire, and eighteen parishes, a hamlet, and an extra-parochial tract to Leicestershire; takes in two parishes from Oxfordshire, six parishes from Bucks, three parishes from Beds, twenty-seven parishes and parts of four others from Hunts, one parish from Lincolnshire, and one parish from Cambridgeshire; comprises 632, 219 acres; and is divided into the districts of Brackley Imperial
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