Searching for "DRY DODDINGTON"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    CHESTER Cheshire dry, without coming into the streets, having shops on both sides and underneath; the fashion whereof is somewhat hard to conceive. It is worth their pains, who have money and leisure to make their own eyes the expounder of the manner thereof; the like being said not to be seen in all England; no, not in all. Europe again. " Much rebuilding has taken place in recent years, with great enterprize and at great cost; but it retains the old style, includes some restoration of timbered houses, adds tasteful imitations of mediæval stone architecture, and leaves the city Imperial
    Doddington, Dry Lincolnshire Doddington, Dry , par., S. Lincolnshire, 5 miles SE. of Newark, 2160 ac., pop. 225. Bartholomew
    DODDINGTON (Dry) Lincolnshire DODDINGTON (Dry) , a parish in the district of Newark, and county of Lincoln; on the river Witham, near the boundary Imperial
    ELY Cambridgeshire Dry Drayton, Girton, Landbeach, Rampton, Long Stanton-St. Michael, and Willingham; a the vicarages of Chesterton, Histon, Impington, Madingley, Milton, Oakington, Over, Long Stanton-All Saints, and Waterbeach. The deanery of Ely contains the rectories of Coveney, Doddington Imperial
    LINCOLNSHIRE, or LINCOLN Lincolnshire dry and quite salubrious. The climate of the higher grounds used also to be considerably affected by miasmatic exhalations from the marshes; but is now noted for salubrity. The soils vary considerably according to the geological formations; may be found of ten or twelve different kinds in a band across the county from W to E; and can sometimes be traced in homogeneous belts, or in strips of each one kind only, along the whole county from or near the S boundary to the vicinity of the Humber. A good sandy loam is common in the heath division; a sandy Imperial
    WESTBOROUGH Lincolnshire Dry Doddington, and a rectory per se-in the diocese of Lincoln. Value of the former, £470; of the latter Imperial
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