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Place name County Entry Source ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH Leicestershire water containing bromine; and are noted for medicinal effect in scrofula and kindred diseases. The town is a summer resort of invalids and visitors; and has two good hotels, good lodging-houses, a theatre, a railway station, a head post office‡ and a banking office. A weekly market is held on Saturday, and fairs on the Monday before Shrove-Tuesday, Easter-Tuesday, Whit-Tuesday, 14 Sept., and 8 Nov. Trade is carried on in malting, stocking-making, hat-making, and in the traffic of neighbouring brickfields, smelting-works, and collieries. A coalfield lies around, of irregular outline, about Imperial ASTON Warwickshire Water-Orton. The hamlets of Deritend and Bordesley form one of the borough wards of Birmingham; the hamlet of Duddeston Imperial Banffshire Banffshire waters, where not mixed with alluvial sand, is a stiff deep clay; that on the sides of valleys, or the skirts of hills, is commonly a deep black loam incumbent on rock; and that on the acclivities of hills, on plateaux, or on other comparatively high parts, is either a deep black loam incumbent on rock, or a mixture of moss and gravel on a red, tilly, retentive bottom. A large aggregate of previously waste land was reclaimed for cultivation in the years from 1854 till 1881. The reclamation was effected chiefly in the parishes of Alvah, Boyndie, Fordyce, Rathven Groome CARLISLE Cumberland water works, formed in 1868; and the great public buildings to be noticed in subsequent paragraphs. The Castle. The fortress built by William Rufus probably occupied the site of the previous Saxon fortress and Roman station. Buildings were added to it, or erected adjacent, by several kings, forming fortifications, prison, and palace; and all were called the castle; but they have, in recent times, been greatly altered. The site is a bold but not high eminence, overlooking the Eden; and commands one of the best prospects which the city or the environs afford, over the great rich surrounding country Imperial CURDWORTH Warwickshire Water-Orton r. station, 2¾ miles NNW of Coleshill; and has a post office under Birmingham. Pop., 330. Houses Imperial Elginshire or Moray Moray water has been reformed by the proprietor of Pitgaveny. Loch-na-Bo (4 x 1 ½ furl.) lies 1 mile to the SE of the village of Lhanbryd. It contains a large number of excellent trout. The banks are prettily wooded, though up to 1773 the surrounding tract was merely a barren heathy moor. There are a number of chalybeate springs in the county, but none of them are at all distinguished for their medicinal properties. The surface of the county rises gradually from N to S, the ridges getting higher and higher till between Creag-an-Tarmachan Groome ELY Cambridgeshire waters, and either of them readily passing, in conrse of time, into the present name Ely. Etheldreda's establishment seems to have flourished nearly two hundred years; but about 870 it was destroyed by the Danes, and all its inmates and dependants either slain or dispersed. Beorhed, king of Mercia, drove away the Danes, and annexed the revenues of the monastery and the jurisdiction of the Isle of Ely to his crown. A small number of the dispersed inmates soon afterwards returned, repaired some parts of the buildings, and constituted them into a sort of collegiate church which flourished Imperial Great North of Scotland Railway Aberdeenshire
water about a mile long, with abrupt banks, on a narrow ledge of which the line is carried. Here the summit level of this section of the line is reached. The Fiddich is crossed by a handsome bridge of two 60-feet spans leading to Dufftown station, 1 mile from the village, 10¾ miles from Keith, and 64 by rail from Aberdeen. Leaving Duftown, the Strathspey makes a rapid descent of 300 feet within 4 miles. A freestone bridge of three spans crosses the gorge of the Fiddich, and the descent is made in a series of short sharp Groome LEICESTERSHIRE, or LEICESTER Leicestershire 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 rocks, much Imperial PETERBOROUGH Leicestershire
Orton-Longville, Glatton, Denton, Caldecote, Washingley, Folksworth, Morborn, Haddon, Chesterton, Alwalton, and Water-Newton, and the chapelry of Farcett, all electorally Imperial Rothes Banffshire
water, are in Banffshire. The surface is irregular, but slopes gradually from E to W. The whole of the ground on the E along the Spey is low and level, particularly at the fertile haughs of Orton Groome Spey Banffshire
water, and far beyond it, in places seldom trodden and scarcely known. This too is a country hitherto undescribed, and therefore unseen by the mass of travellers; though among the most engaging parts of the Highlands, as it is the most singular: since there is nothing with which it can be compared, or to which, indeed, it can be said to bear the slightest resemblance. Much of this depends on the peculiar forms and distribution of the ground and of the mountains, and still more on the character of the wood, which is always fir and birch; the latter Groome Water Orton Warwickshire Water Orton , eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Aston par., Warwickshire - dist., pop. 394; vil., 6 miles NE. of Birmingham Bartholomew WATER-ORTON Warwickshire WATER-ORTON , a chapelry in Aston parish, Warwick; on the Birmingham and Derby railway, 2¼ miles NW of Coleshill Imperial WESTMORELAND Westmorland water, and seven or eight tarns. Mineral springs are at Clifton, Roundthwaite, and near Shap. The principal tracts consist of silurian rocks, lower and upper; some small tracts are Devonian; a broad belt in the NE, and considerable tracts in the S, are carboniferous, chiefly limestone and shale; a broad belt in the extreme NE, beyond the limestone, is new red sandstone; and interspersed spots, throughout the silurian tracts, are trap and granite. Gypsum is quarried at Acornbank; a grey or greenish limestone, resembling marble, near Kendal, Kirkby-Lonsdale, and Ambleside; roofing-slate, at Kentmere, Whitemoss, Thrang-Crag, and other Imperial Westmorland Westmorland Water, and Ullswater on the Cumberland border, and Windermere on the Lancashire border. The climate is moist. The arable land is mostly confined to the valleys, where the soil usually consists of a dry gravelly loam, well adapted for turnips, but the greater part of the co. is natural pasture. (For agricultural statistics, see Appendix.) A few tracts of woodland remain of the forests which formerly clothed all the hills. The mineral productions include graphite, marble, roofing slate, and some coal, lead, and copper. The only mfrs. of any consequence are the coarse woollens of Kendal. The county has good Bartholomew WISHAW Warwickshire Water-Orton r. station, and 8½ NE of Birmingham. Post town, Erdington, under Birmingham. Acres, 1,196. Real property Imperial
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