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    Place name County Entry Source
    BIRMINGHAM London
    Staffordshire
    Warwickshire
    Worcestershire
    hill is part of the watershed between the eastern and the western seas; and rises 115 feet in 1,000 yards from the side of the Rea; and one portion of it, nearly in the centre of the borough, occupied by St. Philip's church, is 475 feet above low watermark at London bridge. The town is compact; and, including the suburbs, extends about 4 miles by 6. The streets are very numerous, generally short and irregular; and give an aggregate length of nearly 200 miles. Newstreet is the most brilliant; High-street and Bull-street are conspicuous; and many Imperial
    CARISBROOKE Hampshire hill, 239 feet high; and was taken, in 530, by Cerdic, the Saxon. A castle, on the site of this, was built by William Fitz-Osborne, the first Norman lord of Wight; rebuilt, in the time of Henry I., by Richard de Redvers, Earl of Devon; enlarged, in 1262-93, by Isabella de Fortibus; repaired and outwardly strengthened by Elizabeth; used as a state prison by Cromwell, and made then the prison of Charles I. and his children; used as a state prison also by Charles I.; long occupied by the governor and the garrison of the Isle of Wight Imperial
    COWES Hampshire Northwood parish; is often called West Cowes; and stands at the left side of the mouth of the Medina river, 4½ miles N of Newport, and 11½ SSE of Southampton. It occupies the declivity of a semicircular eminence; and looks very picturesque, as seen from the water; but consists chiefly of steep, dark, narrow, winding streets. A railway, called the Cowes and Newport, authorized in Aug., 1859, and opened in July, 1862, connects it with Newport. Cowes is the principal port of the island, a last calling-place for many ships leaving England for all parts Imperial
    HALSTOW (HIGH) Kent Northwood hill commands an extensive view of the shore of the Thames. Part of the land is marsh, with reed Imperial
    LICHFIELD Derbyshire
    Nottinghamshire
    Shropshire
    Staffordshire
    Hill. The deanery of Penkridge contains the rectory of Church-Eaton, the vicarage of Lapley, and the p. curacies of Acton-Trussell, Bednall, Bradley, Coppenhall, Dunstan, Penkridge-St. Michael, Penkridge-Christchurch, Stretton, and WheatonAston. The deanery of Rugeley contains the rectories of Blithefield, Colton, Ridware-Hamstall, and RidwareMavesyn; the vicarages of 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 Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    Hill, HarrowWeald, Roxeth, Wembly, Pinner, and Little Stanmore; and the two chapelries of Kilburn. The deanery of St. Martin-in-the Fields contains the rectories of St. Maryle-Strand, St. Clement-Danes, St. Anne-Soho, and St. Paul-Covent-garden; the vicarage of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; the p. curacies of St. Michael-Burleigh-street, St. John-Drury-lane, and St. Mary-Soho; and the chapelries of St. Matthew-Spring-gardens, St. Mark-Long-Acre, and Savoy-Strand. The deanery of St. Marylebone, that of Paddington, and that of St. Pancras, contain all the livings in respectively St. Marylebone Imperial
    NEWPORT Hampshire Hill, and the latter contains a monument to the missionary Tyerman; a Baptist chapel is in Castle-Hold; a Quaker's chapel and a Unitarianchapel are in High-street; chapels for Wesleyans, Primi-tive Methodists, United Free Methodists, and Roman Catholics, are in Pyle-street; a Brethren's chapel is in Union-street; a Bible Christians' chapel is in Quay-street; and an Irvingite chapel, or Catholic and Aposto-lic church, is in Holyrood-street. The old cemetery is adjacent to Corsham-street; was formed, at a visitation of the plague in 1582; was, from time to time, enlarged Imperial
    NORTHWOOD Hampshire Northwood Park is the seat of G. H. Ward, Esq., author of the " Ideal of a Christian Church; " stands on the top of a hill Imperial
    PETER (St.) Kent Hill, Callis-Court, Callis-Grange, Sole-Street, Dane-Court, and parts of North Town, Northwood, and Nash. Acres, 3, 312; of which Imperial
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