Searching for "COWDEN"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Cowden, Hever, Horsemonden, Penshurst, and Speldhurst; the vicarages of Brenchley, Lamberhurst, Leigh, Pembury, Tudeley, and Tunbridge; and the p. curacies Imperial
    Cleish Kinross Shire Cowden Wood, 589 near West Mains, and 1240 on Dumglow, the highest of the Cleish Hills. The rocks are variously Groome
    Cowden Kent Cowden , par. and vil., W. Kent, 7½ miles W. of Tunbridge Wells, 3260 ac. (29 water), pop. 644; P.O.; and P.O. at Cowden Bartholomew
    COWDEN Kent COWDEN , a parish in Sevenoaks district, Kent; on a headstream of the Medway river, at the boundary with Sussex, 4½ miles Imperial
    Cowden Castle Perthshire Cowden Castle , seat, S. Perthshire, 2 miles NE. of Dollar; occupies the site of an ancient fortalice. Bartholomew
    Cowden Castle Perthshire Cowden Castle, a mansion in Muckart parish, Perthshire, 2¼ miles ENE of Dollar. Occupying the site of an ancient Groome
    COWDEN (Great and Little) Yorkshire COWDEN (Great and Little) , a township in Mappleton and Aldbrough parishes, E. R. Yorkshire; on the coast, 4 miles SSE of Hornsea Imperial
    Cowdens Ambo Yorkshire Cowdens Ambo , coast township, Mappleton and Aldbrough pars., East-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SE. of Hornsea, 1579 ac. and 133 foreshore Bartholomew
    Dalkeith Midlothian Cowden. The rocks belong to the coal-measures of the Carboniferous formation, and coal is largely worked, whilst an extensive Groome
    Denny Stirlingshire Cowden Hill, 965 at Tarduff Hill, and 1170 at Darrach Hill upon Denny Muir. The rocks are partly eruptive, partly Groome
    Dumbartonshire Dunbartonshire Cowden Hill, Craigrownie, Cumbernauld House, Darleith, Dumbuck House, Edinbarnet, Finnart, Garscadden, Garscube, Gartshae House, Glenarbuck, Helenslee, Keppoch, Killermont, Kilmahew, Kilmardinny Groome
    Mark Beech Kent Mark Beech , eccl. dist., Cowden and Hever pars., Kent, pop. 216. Bartholomew
    MARK-BEECH Kent Cowden and Hever parishes, Kent; 2½ miles NE of the meeting-point with Surrey and Sussex, and 4 SSE of Edenbridge Imperial
    Renfrewshire Renfrewshire Cowden Burn, and some smaller streams in the neighbourhood of Paisley. A small district in the centre is drained by the Black Groome
    St Mungo Dumfries Shire Cowdens a maximum altitude of 603 feet. Seen from distant heights which command a maplike view of it, the parish Groome
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