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    Place name County Entry Source
    AMPTHILL Bedfordshire hills, 2½ miles SE of the Ampthill or Marston station of the Northwestern railway, and 7 S by W of Bedford. It is neat and regular; and has a head post office,‡ a banking office, two chief inns, an old moot-hall, a new market house, a parish church, three chapels for Independents, Wesleyan Methodists, and Quakers, a national school, a workhouse, and two alms houses. The parish church consists of nave, aisles, and chancel; is in the later English style, with a tower at the west end; and contains a mural monument to the me mory Imperial
    AYLESFORD Kent hill, on the right bank of the Medway, adjacent to the North Kent railway, 3 miles NNW of Maidstone; and it has a station on the railway, and a post office‡ under Maidstone. It dates from the times of the Saxons; and was then called Eaglesford. A battle was fought at it, in 455, between the British king Vortimer and the Saxon chiefs Hengist and Horsa; and terminated in favour of the Britons The alleged grave of Horsa is shown, in a heap of flint stones, at Horsted, 2 miles to the N; but is claimed also at Horsham Imperial
    Dunbog Fife Higham and 707 on Dunbog Hill, the former of which eminences is cultivated to the top, and commands a superb Groome
    ELY Cambridgeshire hill in a plain, and kindles an expectation in the breast of a stranger that the town will disclose to him features of high interest. The Cathedral. —This pile comprises galilee, W tower and W transept, central octagon, nave, choir, presbytery, main transept, and Lady chapel; and from 1846 till 1869 underwent restorations, at a cost of fully £40, 000, and then still progressing. The galilee is 44¾ feet long; the western tower is 48 feet long and 266 feet high; the octagon is 65 feet wide; the nave is 250 feet long, 78 feet wide Imperial
    HALSTOW (HIGH) Kent Higham r. station, and 5½. N by E of Rochester. Post town, Hoo, under Rochester. Acres, 4, 244; of which 1, 055 are water. Real property, £, 772. Pop., 363. Houses, 64. The property is divided among a few. Northwood hill Imperial
    HIGHAM Kent HIGHAM , a village and a parish in North Aylesford district, Kent. The village stands near the Thames and Medway canal and the North Kent railway, 1½ mile from the Thames, and 4 NNW of Rochester; was known, at Domesday, as Heckham; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Rochcster. The parish includes also Lillechurch, Oakley, Mockbeggar, and Gads Hill Imperial
    Higham on the Hill Leicestershire Higham on the Hill , par. and vil. with ry. sta., on W. border of S. Leicestershire, 2½ miles NE. of Nuneaton Bartholomew
    HIGHAM-ON--THE-HILL Leicestershire HIGHAM-ON--THE-HILL , a village and a parish in Hinckley district, Leicester. The village stands near the Ashby-de-la-Zouch Imperial
    HINCKLEY Leicestershire
    Warwickshire
    Higham-on-the-Hill. Acres, 8, 210. Pop., 7, 658. Houses, 1, 662.—The district comprehends also the sub-district Imperial
    LEICESTERSHIRE, or LEICESTER Leicestershire hill, Hinckley, Higham, and Orton-on-the-Hill, toward the W,-are other chief eminences; and some of the hills Imperial
    Lindley Leicestershire hamlet, Higham on the Hill par., Leicestershire, 3 miles NW. of Hinckley; in vicinity is the seat of Lindley Hall . Bartholomew
    NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, or Northampton Northamptonshire hills around Daventry with the Braybrooke and Wakerley range; and several minor ranges occur in the S W. The chief streams are the Nen, the Welland, the Bedfordshire Ouse, the Warwickshire Avon, the Cherwell, and the Leam. About one-half of the entire area, including all the higher grounds, most of the tract along the Nen to the vicinity of Oundle, and some intervening tracts, consists of lias formations, variously sand, upper lias clay, marlstone, and lower liasclay and lime; most of the rest of the area consists of lower oolitic formations, variously cornbrash, forest marble, Bradford clay, Bath oolite Imperial
    PONTELAND Northumberland Higham-Dykos, Milburn, Milburn-Grange, High Callerton, Little Callerton, Darras-Hall, Coaldcoats, and Berwick-Hill. Acres, 10,073. Real property Imperial
    Rowden Leicestershire Rowden , hamlet, Higham on the Hill par., Leicestershire, 3 miles NW. of Hinckley. Bartholomew
    ROWDEN Leicestershire ROWDEN , a hamlet in Higham-on-the-Hill parish, Leicester; 3¼ miles W N W of Hinckley. Imperial
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