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    Place name County Entry Source
    DEPWADE Norfolk Thorpe-Abbots, and Rushall; that of Diss, the parishes of Dickleburgh, Thelveton, Billingford, Scole, Thorpe-Parva, Frenze, Diss, Burston, Shimpling Imperial
    DUBLIN Dublin Thorpe, the last of whom is distinguished by the title of " the good lord mayor." An equestrian statue of George I., which was formerly on Essex bridge, is placed in the lawn at the side of the mansion-house; and at the extremity of the court in which the rotundo is built are colossal statues of Charles II. and William. III. The City Assembly-house, purchased by the corporation from the artists of Dublin, by whom it was built for an exhibition-room, is a plain but commodious structure in William-street, and contains several good rooms; in the circular Lewis:Ireland
    ELY Cambridgeshire Abbots-Hemingford, Keystone, Little Stukeley, Molesworth, and Woolley; the vicarages of Brampton, Easton, Ellington, Fenstanton, Godmanchester, Great Stukeley, Hartford, Grey-Hemingford, Leighton-Bromswold, and Spaldwick; and the p. curacies of Bythorn, Old Weston, Hilton, and Long Stow. The deanery of St. Neots contains the rectories of Eynesbury, Offord-Cluny, Offord-D'Arcy, Swineshead, and Yelling; the vicarages of Abbotsley, Buckden, Diddington, Everton, Tetworth, Great Gransden, Great Paxton, Hailweston, Kimbolton, Southoe, Great Staughton, St. Neots, and Waresley; and the p. curacies of Little Paxton and Toseland. The deanery of St. Ives contains the rectories of Abbotts-Ripton, Bluntisham, Broughton, Holywell, Houghton Imperial
    HOLLAND HOUSE Middlesex Abbots-Kensington, which belonged to Abingdon abbey. It is an edifice of red brick, comprising centre and wings, and forming a picturesque specimen of domestic Tudor architecture; and stands in a paddock, surrounded by ancient elms, and possessing an air of seclusion very remarkable in its proximity to great thoroughfares. The central part of it was built in 1607, by Sir Walter Cope, after designs by John Thorpe Imperial
    KETTERING Northamptonshire abbots, in the time of Henry III. Some Roman antiquities, including coins of several emperors, and urns, were found in the neighbourhood in 1726. The town is a seat of petty sessions and county courts; it is also a polling place and the place of election for the northern division of the county; and it has a head post office, a railway station, a district police station, two banking offices, three chief inns, a town hall and cornexchange, a temperance hall, a church, five dissenting chapels, a grammar school, national schools, a British school, a public library, a workhouse, alms Imperial
    LICHFIELD Derbyshire
    Nottinghamshire
    Shropshire
    Staffordshire
    Abbots-Bromley, Colwich, and Rugeley; and the p. curacies of Armitage, Brereton, Cannock, Heywood, Hixon, Norton-Canes, Ridware-Pipe, and Great Wyrley. The deanery of Stafford contains the rectories of Haughton, Ingestre, Stafford-St. Mary, Standon, and Tixall; the vicarages of Milwich, Ranton, Seighford, and Weston-upon-Trent; and the p. curacies of Birchfield, Castle-Church, Derrington, Forebridge, Fradswell, Gayton, Marston, Salt, Stafford-St. Chad, StaffordChristchurch, Stow, and Whitgreave. The deanery of Stoke-upon-Trent contains the rectories of Bucknall, Burslem, Longton, Shelton, and Stoke-upon-Trent; and the p. curacies of Bagnall, Cobridge, Edensor, Etruria, Fenton, Hanley, Hartshill, Hope Imperial
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    Nottinghamshire
    Abbot Mackerel, against the ecclesiastical reforms of the vice-regent Cromwell; and it declared for the king at the commencement of the civil wars of Charles I., but went early into possession of the parliamentarians. The royalists attempted to gain it by treachery, but failed; and they eventually took it by force. The Earl of Manchester, at the head of the parliamentary forces, in 1644, stormed the lower part of the city, and drove the royalists thence into the castle, and into the cathedral. The royalists fortified the cathedral, and made an obstinate resistance there and in the castle Imperial
    PETERBOROUGH Leicestershire
    Northamptonshire
    Rutland
    Abbot's lodge is now the Bishop's palace; and the hall isvaulted, and has a range of columns dividing it into adouble aisle. Ruins of the early English infirmary, therefectory, and the lesser cloisters, are to the S of thecloisters. Parish and Churches. —The parish excludes the min-ster-Close precincts; includes the hamlets of Eastfield, Newark, Dogsthorpe, and Longthorpe; and is cut ecclesiastically into the sections of St. John, St. Mark, and St. Mary. Acres, inclusive of Minster-Close precincts, 6, 310. Real property, inc. of the precincts, £43, 633; of which Imperial
    RIPON Yorkshire abbot of Melrose; passed soon to afraternity of less primitive character; went under thesuperintendence of Wilfrid, archbishop of York; was re-built in 690, on a grander scale, by that prelate; and, together with a town which had arisen around it, wasdestroyed in 860 by the Danes. A conical tumulus, called Ailey Hill, on the E side of the city, is supposed to have been formed over the corpses of the monks and citizens then slaughtered by the Danes; and it containslarge quantities of human bones, and has yielded a number of Saxon coins. Alfred, about 886, restored themonastery Imperial
    Thorpe Abbots Norfolk Thorpe Abbots , par., Norfolk, on river Waveuey, 4½ miles E. of Diss, 1122 ac., pop. 225. Bartholomew
    THORPE-ABBOTS Norfolk THORPE-ABBOTS , a parish in Depwade district, Norfolk; 3¾ miles E of Diss r. station. Post town, Scole. Acres Imperial
    YORK Yorkshire Abbot de Warwick; grew to be one of the most prominent abbeys in England , with mitred dignity and a seat in parliament; had 50 monks, and a yearly revenue of £2,091, at the dissolution; gave place partially to a palatial edifice, called the King's Manor, for the residence of the Lord President of the Council of the North; was further taken down, in 1701 and subsequent years, for the repairing or rebuilding of York Castle, St. Olave's church, Beverley minster, and other structures; and is now represented by very diminished but highly interesting ruins. The church Imperial
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