Searching for "KENTISH TOWN"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    ASHFORD Kent town is one of the polling-places for the county; and is under the jurisdiction of the county magistrates. Pop., 5,522. Houses, 1,049. Wallis, the mathematician, Glover, the antiquary, and Milles, the herald, were natives. The "headstrong Kentish Imperial
    BRENTWOOD Essex town hall was built in 1864, and is in the Italian style, with Corinthian portico. The county lunatic asylum is an edifice in the Tudor style. The grammar school was founded in 1557, by Sir Anthony Browne; and has an endowed income of £1,532. The old church is early English; was built in 1221; and is now used for a national school. The new church is a Gothic structure, with a handsome square tower; and was built in 1835. The Roman Catholic chapel was built in 1861; is formed of Kentish Imperial
    COLCHESTER Essex town, exclusive of four others within the borough, are All Saints, St. Giles, St. James, St. Leonard, St. Martin, St. Mary-at-the-Walls, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Nicholas, St. Runwald, Holy Trinity, St. Peter, St. Botolph, and St. John. All except three are rectories, and these three, St. Peter, St. Botolph, and St. John, are vicarages, in the diocese of Rochester. Value of All Saints, £240;* of St. Giles, £190;* of St. James, £150;* of St. Leonard, £129;* of St. Martin, £147; of St. Mary-at-the-Walls, £242;* of St. Mary Magdalene Imperial
    DOVER Kent town from Folkestone. Deep wells and curiously contrived tanks give an ample supply of excellent water; and a military hospital, a handsome edifice, stands charmingly on the declivity toward the sea. The southern fortifications extend as far as the celebrated Shakspeare cliff, or Hay cliff, described in King Lear. This is 350 feet high, almost perpendicular, and somewhat remarkable in form; but is by no means so sublime an object as might be supposed from Shakspeare's description. A new battery, mounting eight 42 pounders, was built in 1853; additional barracks, for 1, 200 men, were erected, at a cost Imperial
    FLEET RIVER Middlesex Kentish-town and St. Pancras; runs under Fleet-market, and across the lower end of Fleet-street, to the Thames Imperial
    GOSPEL-OAK-FIELDS London GOSPEL-OAK-FIELDS , a metropolitan suburb, with a r. station, in Kentish-Town: which see. Imperial
    HIGHGATE Middlesex Kentish-Town and its Holloway environs to the City and the West End. The name Highgate is said to have Imperial
    ISLINGTON Middlesex Town; was formed by the corporation of London, at a cost of above £300, 000; was opened in June 1855, by the late Prince Consort; occupies an area, proximately rectangu1ar, of upwards of 30 acres; has. such connexion with the North London, the Great Northern, the Northwestern, the Great Western, the Great Eastern railways, and others, as to receive deliveries of live stock in the best condition, and without intermediate driving through the streets; contains accommodation for 6, 616 bullocks, 34, 980 sheep, 1, 425 calves, and 900 pigs, besides resting places for 3, 000 bullocks Imperial
    KENT Kent Kentish men. The registration county gives off two parishes to Sussex districts, and nine parishes and most of another to London districts; comprises, 1, 013, 838 acres; and is divided into the districts of Bromley, Dartford, Gravesend, North Aylesford, Hoo, Medway, Malling, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge, Maidstone, Hollingbourn, Cranbrook, Tenterden, West Ashford, East Ashford, Bridge, Canterbury, Blean, Faversham, Milton, Sheppey, Thanet, Eastry, Dover, Elham, and Romney-Marsh. Four of the boroughs, Folkestone, Gravesend, Margate, and Tenterden, though municipal, are not parliamentary; and two towns Imperial
    Kentish Town Middlesex Kentish Town , dist. and ry. sta., St Pancras par., Middlesex, in N. of London, pop. 44,184; the sta. is 1½ mile Bartholomew
    KENTISH-TOWN Middlesex KENTISH-TOWN , a metropolitan suburb, a parochial chapelry, and a sub-district in St. Pancras parish and district, Middlesex. The suburb Imperial
    LONDON London
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    Town, and E of the church in Camden-square; proceeds at the back of Kentish-Town, across the Junction-road Imperial
    MAIDSTONE Kent town; and is a large plain building. The assize court and the county jail stand on the Rochester-road, on a plot of 14 acres; form together one fine structure, of Kentish Imperial
    New Kentish Town Middlesex New Kentish Town , eccl. dist., St Pancras par., Middlesex, pop. 6397. Bartholomew
    PANCRAS (St.) Middlesex Town, Kentish-Town, Somers-Town, Kings-Cross, Grays-Inn-lane, part of Regents-Park, and part of Highgate; contains the termini Imperial
    PECKHAM Surrey Town and Peckham-Rye; and contains the Nunhead cemetery, the Royal Naval school, built in 1835, for 200 sons of officers, and the Licensed Victuallers asylum, built in 1827, at a cost of £25,000, having accommodation for 126 inmates, and standing on a plot of 6 acres. Nell Gwynne occupied a house whichstood near the canal basin; and the Duke of York, brother of Charles II., had a house in High-street. Peckham House is an asylum for pauper lunatics of London city, and, at the census of 1861, had 280 inmates; but does not stand within Peckham Imperial
    PETER (St.) Kent Town hill is the highest ground in Thanet. Water-works were constructed in 1859. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £540.* Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church ranges from Norman to later English; comprises nave, aisles, and chancel, with W tower; and contains three brasses, monuments to the Dewkners and others, and atablet to T. Sheridan, Esq. The tower serves as a sea-mark, and shows two fissures caused by an earthquakein 1580; and the churchyard contains the grave of Richard Joy, the Kentish Imperial
    ROMFORD Essex town hall, a corn exchange, a court-house, three churches, three dissenting chapels, a Roman Catholic chapel, a mechanics' institute, an endowed school with £65 a year, five other public schools, a workhouse, alms-houses with £423 a year, and other charities £72. St. Edward's church was rebuilt in 1850; is in the decorated English style, of Kentish Imperial
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