Searching for "STOKE ORCHARD"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    BATH and WELLS Somerset Orchard-Portman, Runnington, Staple-Grove, Stawley, and Thorn-Falcon; the vicarages of Bradford, Creech-St. Michael, North Curry, Halse, Kingston, Bishops-Lydeard, Milverton, Nynehead, Pitminster, Sampford-Arundell, St. Mary Magdalene-Taunton, and Wellington; and the p. curacies of Ash-Priors, Bishops-Hull, Corfe, Cothelstone, Hillfarrance, Otterford, Ruishton, St. Gregory-Stoke Imperial
    BISHOPS-CLEEVE Gloucestershire Stoke-Orchard, and Southam and Brockhampton. Acres, 8,150. Real property, £15,107. Pop., 1,970. Houses, 486. The property Imperial
    BROAD-CHALK Wiltshire Stoke-Farthing. Acres, 6,904. Real property, with Bower-Chalk, £9,812. Pop., 796. Houses, 164. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged once to the Gawens; and was given to Wilton Abbey. An ancient camp, of 5 acres, occurs at Bury-Orchard Imperial
    DEVONSHIRE, or Devon Devon orchards, and other matters, is under the plough. The farms range mostly from 100 to 200 acres; and leases run from 6 to 10 years. Wheat is much grown; and the other ordinary crops, both white and green, are cultivated; but butter, cheese, cider, and live stock are the chief produce for exportation. The bovine cattle are a wide-horned light-brown breed, excellent both for working and for fattening, but not much esteemed for the dairy; the sheep are of many kinds, but largely a middle-wooled small breed, very similar to the Dorsets; and the native horses Imperial
    GLOUCESTER and BRISTOL Gloucestershire
    Stoke-Orchard, Charlton-Abbots, Charlton-Kings, Cheltenham-St. James, Cheltenham-St. John, Cheltenham-St. Luke, Cheltenham-St. Mark, Cheltenham-St. Paul Imperial
    HEREFORD Herefordshire orchards, delicious gardens, and extensive pasture lands; they are adorned with fine mansions, as Belmont, Holm-Lacy, Rotherwas, Sufton, and others; and they stretch away, on all sides, over the fertile valley, to picturesque ranges of hills, most of which are wooded to the summits. Public Buildings. —The bridge across the Wye leads to a suburb; is ancient and six-arched; was originally a beautiful structure, for its time; and suffered considerable defacement by the irregular reconstruction of an arch, which was destroyed at the siege of 1645, to prevent a renewed attack by the Scots. The old town Imperial
    HEREFORDSHIRE, or Hereford Herefordshire Orchards are everywhere numerons; have been cultivated since the time of Charles I.; occupy, in some instauces, from 30 to 40 acres each; contain about twenty choice. varieties of apple for cider, and about seven of pear for perry; and yield on the average, from 300 to 375 bushels of fruit, per acre. The oxen are a very fine breed, of large size and red-brown colour, with white faces and soft coats. The sheep are a cross betweeu the Ryeland and the Leicester; nuinber about 500, 000; and yield about 10, 000 packs of wool. The horses Imperial
    LIMPLEY-STOKE Wiltshire STOKE , a village and a chapelry in Bradford parish, Wilts. The village stands near the river Avon, the Kennet and Avon canal, the Bathampton branch of the Great Western railway, and the boundary with Somerset, 3¼ miles W of Bradford; presents a romantic appearance, as seen from the ascent toward Freshford; commands a curious view of the river, the canal, and the railway, winding side by side, at different elevations, down the valley; is environed by hanging woods and orchards Imperial
    LONDON London
    orchards belonging to the citizens; who themselves were everywhere known, and supereminently respected, for "their civil demeanour, their goodly apparrel, their table, and their discourse." The number of conventual churches, in the city and the suburbs, was 13; and that of "lesser parochial churches "was 126. On the north side were open meadows and pasture lands; and beyond these was a great forest, in whose coverts lurked "the stag, the hind, the wild boar, and the bull. "Outside one of the gates in a certain plain field-Smithfield-on every Friday, "unless it were a solemn festiVal, "was a great Imperial
    SHROPSHIRE, or Salop Shropshire orchards are in numerous parts, particularly in the S; and plantations of oak, ash, and beech are aggregately considerable. Estates and farms, in general, are well divided; but some are very small. The mineral trade, in the carboniferous region, is extensive; and manufactures of earthenware, porcelain, glass, flannel, linens, linen thread, buttons, nails, hardware, gloves, and paper are elsewhere considerable. The Shrewsbury, Donnington, Shropshire, Ketley and Montgomery canals give important facilities of communication to the N half of the county; and the river Severn is valuable for navigation downward from Shrewsbury. Seven lines of railway radiate from Shrewsbury; a line Imperial
    Stoke Orchard Gloucestershire Stoke Orchard , township, Bishops Cleeve par., Gloucestershire, 3 m. SE. of Tewkesbury, 1331 ac., pop. 168. Bartholomew
    STOKE-ORCHARD Gloucestershire STOKE-ORCHARD , a hamlet in Bishops-Cleeve parish, Gloucester; 3½ miles SE by S of Tewkesbury. Acres, 1,331. Real Imperial
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