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    Place name County Entry Source
    Ale Roxburghshire
    Bowden and St Boswells, and south-eastward through Ancrum, falls into the Teviot, ¾ mile S of Ancrum village. It has a length of 24 miles, the first 5, up to Alemuir Loch, broken by frequent falls: and for two-thirds of its entire course it runs hemmed in by hills Groome
    Ancrum Roxburghshire Bowden. Its length from N to S is 4¼ miles: its greatest breadth is 4½ miles: and its area is 10,389 acres, of which 93½ are water. The Ale in ' many a loop and link, ' flows through the parish from WNW to ESE: and the Teviot, to the length of some 4¼ miles, roughly traces all the south-eastern border. Both rivers afford abundant sport to the angler for salmon and for trout, and also are haunted by otters. The surface, throughout the NW, in the quondam parish of Longnewton, is flat and tame Groome
    Bowden West Lothian Bowden, a hill on the N border of Torphichen parish, Linlithgowshire, 2 miles SSW of Linlithgow. It forms the western Groome
    BOWDEN-HILL Wiltshire BOWDEN-HILL , a chapelry in Laycock parish, Wilts; 3 ½ miles SSE of Chippenham. It was constituted in 1863. Pop., about Imperial
    CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH Derbyshire Bowden-Edge. Acres, 13,220. Real property, £14,389. Pop., 4,264. Houses, 780. The property is subdivided. Much of the surface is hill Imperial
    CREDITON Devon hills, on the river Creedy, at the junction of the North Devon and the Exeter and Crediton railways, 8 miles NW of Exeter. It was anciently called Credianton; and is now sometimes called Kerton or Kirton. It dates from very early times; but was greatly devastated, in 1743 and 1769, by fire; and presents now a modern appearance. It was, for many years, the seat of a diocese, transferred, in 1049, to Exeter; was seized and somewhat fortified by the rebels in 1549; and was occasionally occupied by the contending forces in the wars of Charles I. It is divided Imperial
    Eildon Hills, The Roxburghshire Hills, The, are situated in the parishes of Melrose and Bowden, Roxburghshire, the town of Melrose lying in the Tweed Groome
    Galashiels Selkirkshire hill. The suburbs, especially Abbotsford Road, Melrose Road, and Windy Knowe, are adorned with large and elegant villas, offering one of the best and most visible evidences of the prosperity of the Galashiels manufacturers. The river, which is spanned by five bridges, of which two are railway viaducts, is, in times of drought, almost entirely drawn off by the factories; but in times of freshet it is not always prevented by strong bulwarks from flooding the adjacent streets. A heavy flood on 12 July 1880, and another on 10 March 1881, were attended with great damage to property along Groome
    GLOUCESTER and BRISTOL Gloucestershire
    Hill, Kingswood, Owlpen, North Nibley, Stinchcombe, Stone, Falfield, and Oldbury; and the chapelries of Lower Cam and Dursley-St. Mark. The deanery of the Forest comprises the rectories of Abbenhall, English Bicknor, Blaisdon, Bromsberrow, Huntley, Mitcheldean, Rudford, Staunton, Tainton, and Tibberton; the vicarages of Awre, Church-am, Dymock, Kempley, Longhope, Lydney, Minsterworth, Newent, Newland, Oxenhall, Preston, Ruardean, Tidenham, Westbury-on-Severn, and Woolaston; and the p. curacies of Blakeney, Beachley, Bream, Bulley, Highnam, Clearwell, Coleford, Little Dean, Flaxley, Christchurch-in-the-Forest, St. John-in-the-Forest, St. Paul-in-the-Forest, Trinity-in-the-Forest, Hewelsfield, Lea, Lydbrook, Aylburton Imperial
    LAYCOCK, or LACOCK Wiltshire Bowden House, Notton House, Notton Lodge, and Lackham House also are chief residences. A spot on a neighbouring hill, at the gatehouse Imperial
    Linlithgowshire or West Lothian West Lothian hills; the chief summits, from W to E, being Bowden Hill (749 feet), Cocklerue or Cuckold le Roi (912), Riccarton Groome
    LONDONDERRY Londonderry hill, or "Island of Derry," is of an oval form, 119 feet high, and contains about 200 acres. The ancient portion of the city occupies the higher grounds, and is surrounded by massive walls completed in 1617, at the expense of the Society: they form a parallelogram nearly a mile in circumference, and in the centre is a square called the Diamond, from which four principal streets radiate at right angles towards the principal gates. Since the Union the city has considerably increased, particularly on the north along the shore of the river, where several warehouses, stores, and merchants' residences Lewis:Ireland
    Melrose Roxburghshire Hills, and entering the Tweed at Old Melrose; a burn joining the Tweed near Langlands; and the lower part of the course of Bowden Groome
    Roxburghshire Roxburghshire hills that extends westwards from this point towards Selkirk, the chief summits in Roxburghshire are Bowden Moor (933 feet), Cauldshiels Groome
    Selkirk Selkirkshire Bowden, SE by Lilliesleaf and Ashkirk, SW by Kirkhope, and W and NW by Yarrow. The detached portion lies 1¾ mile S of the nearest point of the main body, and is bounded by Ashkirk, Roberton, and Kirkhope. The greatest length of the main body, from ENE to WSW, is 7¾ miles; its breadth varies between 4½ and 7 7 / 8 miles; and the area of the entire parish is 22,895 1 / 8 acres, of which 1358 1 / 8 are in Roxburghshire, 1430¾ belong to the detached portion, and 316 are water. The surface Groome
    St Boswells Roxburghshire Hills (1385 feet) in the neighbouring parish of Bowden. Red sandstone, of good building quality, is the predominant rock; and the soil Groome
    Torphichen West Lothian Hills, 749 at Bowden Hill, 912 at CockLerue, and 1016 at Cairn-naple or Cairnpapple; south-westward to 648 feet Groome
    Tweed Berwickshire
    Peebles Shire
    hill from Tweeddale to Annandale. In the Peeblesshire portion of the course the principal tributaries from the W, NW, and N are Old, Glenbreck, Glenwhappen, Hallow, and Kingledoors Burns, Biggar Water (with Kilbucho Burn and Holms Water), Weston Burn, Lyne Water, Eddleston Water, Horsburgh Burn, Leithen Water, Walker Burn, and Glenhopeknowe Burn - the last on the boundary with Selkirkshire. From the E, SE, and S come Cor Water, Glencraigie Burn Fingland Burn, Hawkshaw Burn, Fruid Water, Menzion Burn, Talla Water, Westhope Burn, Hearthstane Burn, Polmood Burn, Stanhope Burn, Drummelzicr Burn, Manor Water, Hundleshope Burn, and Kirk Burn. In the course Groome
    Watling Street Roxburghshire Bowden Burn above Newton, where its remains are very distinct; and thence moves forward to the eastern base of the Eildon Hills Groome
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