Searching for "BASS ROCK"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Balcarres Fife Bass, the Lammermuirs, and Edinburgh. Originally built in 1595, in the Scoto-Flemish Gothic of the period, it retains its fine dining-room, its turnpike stair, and its thick-walled bedchamber, ' Oliver Cromwell's Room; ' but otherwise was much enlarged and altered in the first half of the present century. A ruined ivy-clad chapel, hard by, erected about 1635, serves as the family burial-place; and, 200 yards to the E, Balcarres Craig, a turreted rock Groome
    Bass East Lothian Bass, with notes containing curious legendary matter respecting the rock; and Hugh Miller and four others issued conjointly, in 1848, The Bass Groome
    Bass Rock East Lothian Bass Rock , a precipitous and nearly circular islet, 2 miles off Haddingtonshire coast, at entrance to Firth of Forth. It is 350 ft. high Bartholomew
    Ben Ledi Perthshire Bass Rock to the Paps of Jura, and from the Moray Firth to the Lowther Mountains. The ascent of it is everywhere Groome
    Berwick, North East Lothian Bass Rock, and Tantallon (1874), for the first of which a club-house was erected on the West Links in 1880 at a cost Groome
    Borrowstounness or Bo'ness West Lothian Bass Rock to Ben Ledi, a distance of more than 70 miles, and which Glennie's Arthurian -Localities (1869) identifies Groome
    CLARE Clare rocks of considerable magnitude frequently occur in the grit soils; and large blocks have been discovered in Liscanor bay, seven or eight miles from the limestone district: in a bank near the harbour of Liscanor, water-worn pebbles of limestone are found and burned. At Craggleith, near Ennis, a fine black marble, susceptible of a very high polish, is procured. The shores of Lough Graney, in the north-eastern extremity of the county, produce a sand chiefly composed of crystals, which is sought for by the country people for upwards of 20 miles around, and is used for scythe boards Lewis:Ireland
    Dalmeny West Lothian Bass Rock, and of Edinburgh. The grounds are very extensive, being hill and dale and wood The house is quite Groome
    Dunbar East Lothian rock-promontories with which that shore is niched and vandyked, as far as the eye can reach. A beautiful sea; good land too, now that the plougher understands his trade; a grim niched barrier of whinstone sheltering it from the chafings and tumblings of the big blue German Ocean. Seaward St Abb's Head, of whinstone, bounds your horizon to the E, not very far off; W, close by, is the deep bay and fishy little village of Belhaven; the gloomy Bass Groome
    Edinburgh Midlothian rock. It was along the ridge of this hill that the original city was at length built, which consisted, as it still does, of one long street stretching steadily upwards from the Palace to the Castle, flanked all the way by tall tenements, and sending off no end of close lanes of similar piles in downward slope to the right and left, so that the whole has been compared to some huge reptile figure, of which the closes were the lateral members, Holyrood the tail, and the Castle the head. A vale, averaging about 200 yards wide, extends along Groome
    Forth Clackmannanshire
    Fife
    Perthshire
    Stirlingshire
    Bass Rock on the S and the Isle of May on the N. The estuary in mid channel has a maximum Groome
    Foutainhall East Lothian Bass Rock from the 13th to the 16th century. His son, Sir John (1646-1722), an eminent lawyer and statesman Groome
    Haddingtonshire or East Lothian East Lothian Bass Rock. Haddingtonshire has on the whole a northern exposure, stretching from its highest point in the S, where the Lammermuir Groome
    Kiltearn Ross Shire Bass Rock 1677 and 1677-1679; put to the horn 1674; intercommuned 1675; fined 5000 merks 1683; and banished furth Groome
    LIZARD (THE) Cornwall Bass Point, Hot Point, Kilkobben Cove, Parnvose Cove, Raven's Hugo, Dolor Hugo, the Balk of Landewednack, Cadge with village, the Devil's Frying Pan, Caerthillian ravine, Holestrow, the Yellow Carn, Tor Balk, Kinance Cove, the Rill headland, the Horse, Pigeon's Hugo, the Soap Rock Imperial
    Ochil Hills Clackmannanshire
    Perthshire
    Stirlingshire
    Bass, the Pentlands, and part of Stirlingshire. The Devon is seen immediately below, winding through the valley like a silver thread. Beyond it is the Firth of Forth, clear, luminous, and tranquil like a mirror, and enshrined in the heart of a richly cultivated country. The windings of -its- upper part, with the islets, capes, and peninsulas which they form, are seen to more advantage here than from Stirling Castle. The small hills between the Ochils and Kincardine do not present the slightest inequality of surface, but seem sunk and confounded with the valley of the Devon; while the fields Groome
    Spott East Lothian Bass Rock and the Isle of May. Partly a building of high antiquity, it was greatly improved soon after its acquisition Groome
    Tantallon Castle East Lothian facing the Bass Rock, was the property of the Earl of Angus, and was dismantled by the Covenanters in 1639. Bartholomew
    Tantallon Castle Berwickshire
    East Lothian
    Bass, on a lofty precipitous rock, whose base is washed on three sides by the sea; and on the SW side Groome
    Tingwall Shetland Bass, to Cumberland, and to Ireland; it consists of eruptive rocks overcapping Silurian and Devonian rocks; on its SE skirt Groome
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