Searching for "MOLE VALLEY"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Dorking Surrey Valley of the Mole, near the base of Box Hill, and consists in great part of elegant villas. The South Bartholomew
    DORKING Surrey Mole, adjacent to the Reading branch of the Southeastern railway, 12 miles E of Guildford. It was anciently, and is still popularly, called Darking; and it took that name from occupying the site of a primitive Saxon "mark" or settlement. It has brilliant environs, of hill and wood and mansions, around a sandy valley Imperial
    DUNMORE, or DUNMORE EAST Waterford valley sloping gently towards the sea, and consists chiefly of thatched cottages, which are let to visiters during the season, and of which many are about to be rebuilt by the Marquess of Waterford, the principal proprietor, by whom various important improvements are contemplated, which will render it in every respect a desirable place of resort for sea-bathing. As seen from the sea it has a very pleasing appearance, presenting several neat white houses widely interspersed among richly cultivated fields, with the church on the road to the pier, and the ruins of an ancient church crowning the hill Lewis:Ireland
    ESHER Surrey valley of the Thames. A neighbouring well is popularly called Wolsey's, but does not seem to have any true claim to the name. The surrounding grounds are beautiful; and they retain some features of an elaborate care with which they were formerly laid out. Pope alludes to them in his verses; and Thomson speaks of Esher's grove, Where in the sweetest solitude, embraced By the soft windings of the silent Mole Imperial
    JERSEY Jersey mole are almost the only noxious animals. Wood bounds most of the roads, and is elsewhere so diffused as to give the island a park-like appearance; while ivy is everywhere so profuse as to climb tree-trunks, wayside banks, and cottage walls, and even to creep over the rocks by the shore. New roads intersect the island in all directions, and are wide and well formed; old roads ramify everywhere, and are extremely narrow and excessively irregular; yet no roads whatever exist in numerous dells and valleys Imperial
    MOLTON (NORTH) Devon valley on the river Mole, 3¼ miles NNE of South Molton, and 11 NNE of South MoltonRoad r. station Imperial
    North Molton Devon valley of th'e Mole; was once a market town and a place of great importance, and has cattle fairs Bartholomew
    Peeblesshire or Tweeddale Peebles Shire valleys. (See Geological Survey Map, sheet 24, and memoir descriptive of the sheet.) Minerals and Soil. —Blue clay slate is found in Traquair and Stobo parishes, and has long been extensively worked. Coal is found in the NE extremity of the county, and there are mines at Carlops, Coalyburn, and Harlawmuir, and white sandstone abounds in the same district. Red sandstone of a firm texture and useful for building forms the hilly ridge of Broomylees, on the mutual border of Newlands and Linton. Limestone also abounds in the carboniferous district, and is extensively quarried and calcined for manure Groome
    REIGATE Surrey valley of the Mole. Fuller's earth, fire-stone, and fine silicious white sand are found. The head living is a vicarage Imperial
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