Searching for "HIGHAM ON THE HILL"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    AMPTHILL Bedfordshire hills, 2½ miles SE of the Ampthill or Marston station of the Northwestern railway, and 7 S by W of Bedford. It is neat and regular; and has a head post office,‡ a banking office, two chief inns, an old moot-hall, a new market house, a parish church, three chapels for Independents, Wesleyan Methodists, and Quakers, a national school, a workhouse, and two alms houses. The parish church consists of nave, aisles, and chancel; is in the later English style, with a tower at the west end; and contains a mural monument to the me mory Imperial
    AYLESFORD Kent AYLESFORD , a small town, a parish, a subdistrict, a district, and a lathe, in Kent. The town, the parish, and Imperial
    Dunbog Fife Higham and 707 on Dunbog Hill, the former of which eminences is cultivated to the top, and commands a superb Groome
    ELY Cambridgeshire ELY , a city and several territorial tracts in Cambridgeshire; and a diocese in the counties of Cambridge, Bedford, Huntingdon, Norfolk Imperial
    HALSTOW (HIGH) Kent Higham r. station, and 5½. N by E of Rochester. Post town, Hoo, under Rochester. Acres, 4, 244; of which 1, 055 are water. Real property, £, 772. Pop., 363. Houses, 64. The property is divided among a few. Northwood hill Imperial
    HIGHAM Kent HIGHAM , a village and a parish in North Aylesford district, Kent. The village stands near the Thames and Medway canal and the North Kent railway, 1½ mile from the Thames, and 4 NNW of Rochester; was known, at Domesday, as Heckham; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Rochcster. The parish includes also Lillechurch, Oakley, Mockbeggar, and Gads Hill Imperial
    Higham on the Hill Leicestershire Higham on the Hill , par. and vil. with ry. sta., on W. border of S. Leicestershire, 2½ miles NE. of Nuneaton Bartholomew
    HIGHAM-ON--THE-HILL Leicestershire HIGHAM-ON--THE-HILL , a village and a parish in Hinckley district, Leicester. The village stands near the Ashby-de-la-Zouch Imperial
    HINCKLEY Leicestershire
    Higham-on-the-Hill. Acres, 8, 210. Pop., 7, 658. Houses, 1, 662.—The district comprehends also the sub-district Imperial
    LEICESTERSHIRE, or LEICESTER Leicestershire hill, in Charnwood forest, is the highest elevation, and has an altitude of 853 feet above sea-level. Beacon and other hills in Charnwood forest, Belvoir Castle, Blackberry hill, and Stathern hill, to the NE, -Breedon hill, Cloud hill, and Castle Donington toward the NW, Burrow hill, Whadborough hill, Billesdon-Coplow, and Quenby hill, to the E,-Saddington and Gumbly, to the S, -and Croft hill, Hinckley, Higham Imperial
    Lindley Leicestershire hamlet, Higham on the Hill par., Leicestershire, 3 miles NW. of Hinckley; in vicinity is the seat of Lindley Hall . Bartholomew
    NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, or Northampton Northamptonshire Hill, and other places where they happened. Ancient camps, variously British, Roman, Saxon, and Danish, are at Burnt Walls, Borough Hill, Arbury Banks, Castle Dykes, Irthling borough, Raynesbury, Huntsborough, Hardingstone, Passenham, Berrymount, Guilsborough, Ringstead, Round Hill near Lilbourne, and Castle Hillnear Sulgrave. Roman stations were at Burnt Walls or Borough Hill, Chipping-Warden, Towcester, Lilbourne, and Castor. The Roman Watling-street comes in on the S at Stony Stratford; goes north-north-westward, past Towcester, Borough Hill, and Lilbourne; and proceeds thence beyond the county to an intersection of the Fosseway at High Cross. The Port way deflected from Watling Imperial
    PONTELAND Northumberland Higham-Dykos, Milburn, Milburn-Grange, High Callerton, Little Callerton, Darras-Hall, Coaldcoats, and Berwick-Hill. Acres, 10,073. Real property Imperial
    Rowden Leicestershire Rowden , hamlet, Higham on the Hill par., Leicestershire, 3 miles NW. of Hinckley. Bartholomew
    ROWDEN Leicestershire ROWDEN , a hamlet in Higham-on-the-Hill parish, Leicester; 3¼ miles W N W of Hinckley. Imperial
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