Searching for "WOODHALL SPA"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Balmaghie Kirkcudbrightshire Spa, 4 miles S by W of New Galloway station. Balmaghie is bounded N by Kells, NE by Parton, E by Crossmichael, SE by Kelton, S by Tongland and Twynholm, and W by Girthon. Its greatest length from E to W is 7¼ miles; its width from N to S varies between 4½ and 5½ miles; and its area is 21,824 acres, of which 755½ are water. Grobdale Lane or Airie Burn traces the western border to the Dee, which, following the northern, passes through Stroan Loch, and 3 miles lower down receives Groome
    ENDERBY (Wood) Lincolnshire Woodhall Spa r. station, and 3z SSE of Horncastle. Post town, Horncastle. Acres, 990. Real property, £1, 459. Pop., 244. Houses Imperial
    HALTHAM-UPON-BAIN Lincolnshire Woodhall Spa station, 4 miles SSW of Horncastle. Post town, Horncastle. Acres, 2, 610. Real property, £, 037. Pop., 215. Houses Imperial
    HORNCASTLE Lincolnshire Woodhall-Spa. The river Bain was made navigable from Horncastle to the Witham, a distance of 10 miles, under acts Imperial
    LANGTON-ST.-ANDREW Lincolnshire Woodhall-Spa r. station, 7 miles SW of Horncastle. It was constituted in 1847; and its post-town is Horncastle Imperial
    Lochenbreck Kirkcudbrightshire spa in Balmaghie parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, on the Woodhall estate, 4 miles S by W of New Galloway station. Near it is Lochenbreck Groome
    ROUGHTON Lincolnshire Woodhall-Spa r.station, and 4 S by W of Horncastle. Post-town, Horncastle. Acres, 1,020. Real property, £1, 500. Pop., 131. Houses Imperial
    Woodhall Lincolnshire Lincolnshire, 2231 ac., pop. 278; contains Woodhall Spa , vil. with ry. sta., 3 miles SW. of Horn castle; P.O.; and Woodhall Lodge , seat. Bartholomew
    WOODHALL Lincolnshire Woodhall-Spa r. station, and 3 miles SW of Horncastle. Post town, Horncastle. Acres, 2,240. Real property, £2,117. Pop., 276. Houses Imperial
    Woodhall Spa Lincolnshire Woodhall Spa , vil. with ry. sta., Woodhall par., Lincolnshire, 3 miles SW. of Horncastle; P.O.; the Spa is a medicinal Bartholomew
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