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    Place name County Entry Source
    BATH and WELLS Somerset Charlton Canfield, Henstridge, Merston-Magna, Milborne-Port, Mudford, and Queen-Camel; and the p. curacy of Hendford. The deanery of Pawlet Imperial
    BLACKHEATH Kent Charlton; lies on Watling-street and on the North Kent railway, adjacent to Greenwich Park, 6 miles ESE of London Bridge; and has a station on the railway, and a post office‡ under Greenwich, London, SE. The village is a polling-place; and has a public library, public rooms, and an excellent bath. The rural tract is elevated plain, and commands very fine views. Many barrows, seemingly of the British-Roman period, have been opened on it along the line of Watling-street; and a cavern, called the Point, about 150 feet long, with four irregular chambers, supposed Imperial
    CANTERBURY Kent
    Surrey
    Queen Elizabeth of an hospital and its lands; clothes, maintains, and educates 16 boys; and has an income of £475. The grey-coat school educates 30 boys and 30 girls; and is supported chiefly by the dean and chapter. St. Augustine's missionary college, at St. Augustine's Abbey, was incorporated in 1848; consists of warden, sub-warden, and six fellows; trains young men for the service of the Church of England in the distant dependencies of the empire; possesses endowments and exhibitions from a number of different benefactors; and forms a quadrangle, including hall, chapel, library, cloisters Imperial
    Charleton Somerset Charleton (Somerset). See Charlton, Queen. Bartholomew
    Charlton, Queen Somerset Charlton, Queen , par., E. Somerset, 5 miles SE. of Bristol, 955 ac., pop. 115. Bartholomew
    CHARLTON-UPON-OTMOOR Oxfordshire CHARLTON-UPON-OTMOOR , a village and a parish in Bicester district, Oxford. The village stands adjacent to the river Ray, near the Roman road over Otmoor, and near the Oxford and Bletchley railway, 2½ miles NE of Islip r. station, and 5 SSW of Bicester. The parish includes also the hamlets of Fencott and Murcott. Post Town, Islip, under Oxford. Acres, 1,864. Real property, £1,831. Pop., 687. Houses, 152. The property is much subdivided. Part of the land is marshy. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, not reported.* Patron, Queen Imperial
    CHELTENHAM Gloucestershire Queen's, erected in 1836, cost £50, 000. Lodging-houses also are numerous and good. Pleasure-gardens, reading room s, libraries, musical promenades, concerts, balls, floral exhibitions, pyrotechny, cricket-matches, and other recreations are plentiful. Races are run on one of the finest courses in the kingdom; hunting is enjoyed in the winter months; a theatre, a museum, a zoological garden, and a philosophical institution offer a variety of attractions; and a beautiful surrounding country presents a rich diversity of walks and drives. The town-hall, the masonic-hall, and the market house are good buildings. The parish church Imperial
    DOVER Kent Queen Elizabeth's pocket pistol-It is 24 feet long; is adorned with flowers and emblematical devices; and is said to be capable of carrying a 12 pound shot 7 miles. It was cast at Utrecht in 1544; and presented to Henry VIII. by Charles V. A pharos watchtower, to the south of the keep, is remarkable both as the only piece of the Roman works of the castle now remaining, and as almost the earliest regular masonry now existing in Great Britain. It forms a conspicuous object for miles around; and, during the last 1800 years, has served Imperial
    DURHAM County Durham Queen Philippa, after the battle of Neville's Cross; and one figured with the head of Goliath in the hand of David, given by Charles I. Three copes of the 14th century, parts of the alleged vestments of St. Cuthbert, and an ivory comb and stole cross, are still preserved. The library contains also a Bible given by Bishop Pusar, a treatise on the Psalter given by Walter de Calais, the roll of Bede's history, and a number of other interesting manuscripts. -The deanery was formerly the prior's lodgings of a Benedictine priory, established by Bishop Carilepho Imperial
    GLOUCESTER and BRISTOL Gloucestershire
    Somerset
    Wiltshire
    Queen Elizabeth, continued to exist till 1836, and was then conjoined with the bishopric of Bristol. Among the bishops of Gloucester have been Wakeman, Ravis, and Miles Smith, translators of the Bible; Hooper, the "stiff-necked;" Goodman, who seceded to the Church of Rome; Frampton, the superstitions; Huntingford, the learned; Monk, the scholarly; and Warburton, the well-known theological author. The bishop of the united diocese has an income of £5, 000, and resides in the episcopal palace at Gloucester. There are two cathedral establishments, at respectively Gloucester and Bristol; and that of Gloucester includes a dean, four canons Imperial
    Greenwich Kent Charlton next Woolwich, and Kidbrooke), 3838 ac., pop. 65,411; 1 Bank. Market-days, Wednesday and Saturday . Greenwich posseses several important mfrs. including telegraph works, engineering works, chemical works, &c. The Royal Observatory has a world-wide celebrity; English geographers calculate longitude from its meridian. Greenwich Hospital, now the Royal Naval College, is a splendid edifice built upon the site of a royal palace which was the birthplace of Henry VIII., Queen Bartholomew
    HEREFORD Herefordshire Charlton, and effigies of Bishops Westphaling and Trevenant; in the choir transept, tombs of Bishops Swifield and Godwin; in the choir, an altar tomb of Bishop Mayo, an arcaded effigies of Bishop Raynelm, a brass of Dean Frocester, and effigies of Bishops De Vere, Foliot, Betun, and Melun; and in the Lady chapel, an effigies of Humphrey de Bohun, an effigies with frescoes of Joanna de Bohun, several black incised slabs of the earlier part of the 15th century, and effigies of Bishops Lothingar, Clyve, Mapenore, and Dean Berew. An octagonal chapel, built about the close of the 15th century Imperial
    KENT Kent Charlton House, Cliff House, Collingwood House, Crofton Hall, East Cliffe Lodge, East Sutton Place, Evington, Goodnestone Park, Great Bounds Park, Hatch, High Elms, Hothfield Park, Kennards, Oxenoth, Acrise Court, Addington Place, Angley Park, Aperfield Court Lodge, Ashgrove, Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst Park, Barham Court, Barming House, Barming Place, Barnjett, Bedgebury, Bentham Hill, Berengrove, Boughton Mount, Boughton Place, Bourne Place, Boxley Lodge, Bradbourn House, Brastead Place, Brockhill House, Broke House, Brooklyn, Broomhill, Broomlands, Chick's Court, Chilham Castle, Chilston Park, Chipstead Place, Clare House, Comb Bank, Court Lodge, Crofton House, Culver Hill, Dane Court, Danson Park, Denton Park Court, Downgate, Dunsdale, Elfords Imperial
    KEYNSHAM Somerset Queen-Charlton. The parish church is large; was appropriated to the abbey about 1292; comprises nave, aisles, chancel, and chape1 Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    Queen's diadem, the Prince of Wales' coronet, St. Edward's staff, three sceptres, two orbs, three swords of state, the coronation bracelets, the royal spurs, the ampulla, the coronation spoon, the state saltcellar, the royal baptismal font, and the silver wine fountain. The church of the Tower liberties, or church of St. Peter ad Vincula, stands in the NW, on the site of two previous ones, the latter of which was erected by Edward I.; and it contains the remains of Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard, Lady Jane Grey, and a number of other distinguished persons who were executed Imperial
    MAIDSTONE Kent Queen, and surmounted by richly-crocketted canopy; consists of red Mansfield stone in the base, and of Portland stone in the upper part; and has, at the angles, columns of red granite, with carved capitals, each surmounted by a statue-figure of a winged angel. The county lunatic asylum stands at Barming-Heath; and is an extensive range of building, with accommodation for nearly 700 inmates. The West Kent general hospital was recently enlarged by a new wing; and, at the census of 1861, had 23 inmates. The ophthalmic hospital, at that census, had 37 inmates. The mechanics' institution Imperial
    NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, or Northampton Northamptonshire Charlton Lodge, Cotterstock Hall, Cottesbrook Hall, Cransley Hall, Delapré Abbey, Dingley Hall, Drayton House, Earls-Barton Hall, East Haddon Hall, Ecton Hall, Edgcott House, Elm Lodge, Evenley Hall, Falconer's Hill, Finedon, Fineshade Abbey, Floore House, Glendon Hall, Great Billing Hall, Great Oakley Hall, Guilsborough Grange, Kingsthorpe Hall, Knuston Hall, Marston-Trussell Hall, Mears-Ashby Hall, Moreton-Pinkney Manor, Moulton Grange, Newnham H all, Norton Hall, Orlingbury House, Paston Hall, Pipewell Hall, Priory House, Rockingham Castle, Rushton Hall, Sholbrook Lodge, Southwick Hall, Spratton Hall, Stoke House, Thenford House, Thorpe Hall, Thorpe Lawn, Thorpe-Lubenham Hall, Thorpelands, Upton Hall, Wadenhoe Imperial
    PLUMSTEAD Kent Queen's College, Oxford. Lesnes or Lessness abbey estate, with interesting ruins1½ mile E of the parish church, belongs to Christ's hospital, London. Burrage-Town estate, forming the Wsection of the parish, belongs to the Pattison family. Genteel residences and elegant villas are very numerous. A committee was formed in Aug. 1866 to test the rightover Plumstead common. The S portions of the parishare hilly, and have good views; but the N portions arechiefly marsh. Shooter's Hill is in the same range as Plumstead common. About 2,000 acres of the Plumstead and Erith marshes were inundated Imperial
    Queen Charlton Somerset Queen Charlton , par., Somerset, 5 miles SE. of Bristol, 955 ac., pop. 115; contains Q . C . Manor , seat. Bartholomew
    SHREWSBURY Shropshire queen to Shrewsbury for protection against the perils of the times. His sons Richard and George. were born at the black friary of the town in 1472; and he himself was again here in 1480. Buckingham was executed here in 1484. Henry Earl of Richmond, afterwards Henry VII., was first proclaimed at Shrewsbury in 1485; and he visited it in 1488, 1490, and 1495. Charles I. made it his rendezvous in 1642; was joined at it by Prince Rupert and many other magnates; established his mint at it; and strengthened and extended its fortifications. The parliamentarians, under Col. Mytton, took Imperial
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