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Place name County Entry Source AMERSHAM Buckinghamshire crossed by a shorter one. The town house was erected, in 1682, by Sir William Drake; and is a substantial brick edifice, with arched and pillared basement, used as a market-place, and a surmounting clock lantern. The parish church is a Gothic edifice of brick coated with stucco; has a fine east window, filled with ancient stained glass; and contains monu ments of the Drakes, the Dents, and the Curwens. There are four dissenting chapels, a free grammar school, founded in 1620, with endowed income of £86, and three exhibitions at Oxford; endowed writing-school, Sunday school, alms Imperial CHICHESTER Sussex cross, at the junction of the four principal streets, was erected, in 1502, by Bishop Storey; is an octagonal structure, in decorated English; and comprises central pier, side-piers, flying buttresses, pinnacles, and surmounting open turret. The guildhall, near the end of North street, was originally the chapel of a Grey friary, alleged to have been founded by Roger de Montgomery, but probably of earlier date, and given, at the dissolution, to the city corporation; and it is of late early English character, and contains very beautiful sedilia. The park around it is used for cricket, arch-ery, and other Imperial COCKERMOUTH Cumberland Nevilles, the Wyndhams. The castle was surprised by Douglas in 1387; it became the prison of Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1568; it stood a siege of about a month, in 1648, for Charles I., but was captured and dismantled; and excepting a small portion fitted up as a private residence, it never was restored. The ruin occupies a bold elevation between the Cocker and the Derwent; comprises two courts within the outer walls; and indicates great military strength of both structure and position. One part of it, including the great tower, stood on the brink of a precipice overhanging Imperial DURHAM County Durham cross was afterwards erected by Ralph, Lord Neville, to commemorate their overthrow. The city was captured by the insurgents under Imperial Edinburgh Midlothian Neville's Cross, and was placed by them in Durham Cathedral, where it was long preserved, both as a trophy Groome KENT Kent cross line strikes from this at Paddock-Wood; and goes northward, down the valley of the Medway, past Maidstone, to Strood. The aggregate of turnpike roads is about 586 miles; and they form 46 trusts. The county contains 423 parishes, parts of 2 other parishes, and 18 extra-parochial places and villes. It is divided into the lathes of St. Augustine, Aylesford, Scray, Shepway, and Sutton-at-Hone, the cities of Canterbury and Rochester, and the boroughs of Deal, Dover, FaVersham, Folkestone, Gravesend, Hythe, Maidstone, Margate, Sandwich, and Tenterden. It is distributed, for militia purposes, into the subdivisions of Ashford Imperial LANTWIT-MAJOR, or LLANILLTYD-FAWR Glamorgan Nevilles in the time of Henry I.; measures 98 feet by 53; comprises nave, aisles, and chancel with a tower; and contains a rood screen, a Norman font, an effigies of a giant Hopkins, and several ancient monuments. A disused church, commonly called the old one, probably dates no higher than the 15th century; measures 64 feet in length; and contains several mural paintings, and very old and curious monuments. The Lady chapel stands at the W end of this church; is now much dilapidated; measures 40½ feet in length; and is decorated with statues of saints. The churchyard Imperial LONDON London
cross, the Temple, the Royal Exchange, and Tyburn. In 1697 varions places which had been political sanctuaries- three in Fleet-street, two in Holborn, one in the Minories, one in the Strand, and some others-and which had become the haunts of vice and the refuge of the most abandoned characters, were deprived of their privilege of sanctuary. The proceedings of James and his ministers, the systematic efforts to introduce Roman Catholicity, the imprisonment of the seven Protestant bishops in the Tower, the reports of the terrific cruelties of Jeffreys and Kirke in the West, and the general aspects Imperial MARLOW (GREAT) Buckinghamshire crossing each other at a market-place; contains several genteel residences; has, of late years, undergone considerable improvement; and has a head post office,‡ designated Marlow, several inus, a suspension bridge over the Thames, a lock on the Thames navigation, a town hall, an aucient building called the Old Deanery, two churches, four dissenting chapels, a Roman Catholic chapel, a literary and scientific institution, a lecture-room, a national school, an endowed school with £119 a year, alms houses with £79, and other charities, £158. The suspension bridge was constructed in 1835, in room Imperial MERRINGTON County Durham Neville's Cross; commands a very extensive view, along the valley of the Wear, and to the hills of Yorkshire Imperial Neville Cross County Durham Neville Cross , in co. and 1&hg. mile SW. of Durham; here (October 17, 1346) the Scots were defeated Bartholomew NEVILLES-CROSS County Durham NEVILLES-CROSS , an ancient cross, in the E of the centre of Durhamshire; on a hill by the river. Brune Imperial NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE Northumberland crossing in thevicinity of Bill Point, some miles lower down the river. Robert Stephenson, however, looked the scheme in theface, and contrived means to execute it, not only for thetransit of railway trains, but also for ordinary road-traffic between Newcastle and Gateshead. A structure was devised by him, with an upper viaduct for the railway, and a lower bridge for carriages and foot passengers; was founded in Oct. 1846, and opened in Feb. 1850; and cost £243,096 for its own construction, £113,057 for itsapproaches, and £135,000 for land, or a total Imperial NORTHUMBERLAND Northumberland cross'd themselves to hear The whitening breakers sound so near, Where boiling through the rocks, they roar On Dunstan borough's cavern'd shore; Thy tower, proud Bamborough, mark'd they there King Ida's castle, huge and square, From its tall rock look grimly down, and on the swelling ocean frown; Then from the coast they bore away, and reach'd the Holy Island's bay. Most of the Cheviots and a few tracts on the coast consist of igneous rocks, chiefly porphyritic trap; the tracts north-eastward and eastward of the Cheviots Imperial OGLE Northumberland Neville's Cross; and is now represented chiefly by fragments incorporated with a picturesque manor-house of the time of Charles Imperial WEXFORD Wexford cross, and furnished with a clock, was erected under the superintendence of the Rev. R. Walsh, late guardian of the convent, who, with the aid of a subscription for the purpose, also collected the library, chiefly from the continent. The chapel, dedicated to St. John and St. Bridget, and supposed to occupy the site of that of the ancient monastery of the Franciscans, is a large unornamented pile: the burial-ground attached to it has been lately enlarged, and a commodious house for the clergyman has been built adjoining the chapel, at an expense of about £1000. The nunnery Lewis:Ireland YORK Yorkshire Neville's Cross in 1347; became a staple for wool in 1354; was visited by Richard II. in 1385 and 1389; was ravaged Imperial
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