Searching for "CLAPHAM PARK"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    CLAPHAM PARK LG_Ward Parish-level Unit WANDSWORTH MetB (Local Government District)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    BEDFORDSHIRE, or Beds Bedfordshire Clapham, Cranfield, Milton-Ernest, Odell, and Turvey. The climate is mild and genial, the prevailing winds south-westerly The soil is very various and mixed; and occasions diversity of husbandry. A very thin soil lies on most of the chalk hills; a mixed sand prevails from Woburn to the vicinity of Biggleswade; a rich gravelly loam lies along much of the Ouse and the Ivel; and a clayey soil, often very fertile, prevails throughout the vale of Bedford and the N. About 84,000 acres are in tillage; some small tracts are in market-gardens; about 168,000 acres Imperial
    CHICHESTER Sussex park around it is used for cricket, arch-ery, and other amusements; and includes a circular mound, of Roman origin, which may have been surmounted by a tower, or connected with the early defences of the city walls. The corn exchange is an elegant modern erection, built by subscription, at a cost of £10, 000. The episcopal palace is an ancient structure, renovated and enlarged in 1725; and has a square kitchen with grand timber roof, a hall with heraldic timber ceiling, and an early English chapel with sexpartite ceiling, and a fine fresco of the Virgin. The museum Imperial
    Clapham Bedfordshire Clapham .-- par., on river Ouse, in co. and 1½ mile NW. of Bedford, 1982 ac., pop. 608; P.O.; contains C. Park Bartholomew
    CLAPHAM Bedfordshire Clapham Park is the seat of Earl Ashburnham; and was the place of Dr. Hammond's imprisonment in 1648. The living Imperial
    CLAPHAM Surrey Clapham New Park also is an ornate area; and both are surrounded with elegant dwellings. Holy Trinity church was built Imperial
    KENNINGTON Surrey Park; and another chief one is the Oval, an area of nearly ten acres, formerly disposed as market garden and nursery, but now used as the Surrey cricket ground. The parish comprises 962 acres of land and 7 of waterPop. in 1851, 43, 109; in 1861, 51, 225. Houses, 8, 284It was reconstituted in 1824, within limits to exclude space for other chapelries or ecclesiastical parishes; and it is known within its new limits as St. Mark. Pop. of the reconstituted portion, 26, 345. The other chapelries in it, with defined limits, are St. Michael, Stockwell, constituted Imperial
    LEEDS Yorkshire Park square. Leeds was called on for its proportion of ship money in 1638; and Leeds, Halifax, and Bradford are characterized by Lord Clarendon, in 1642, as "three very populous and rich towns, depending wholly upon clothiers." The town was seized for the parliamentarians early in 1643; and it repeatedly changed masters during the vicissitudes of the civil war; but it happily never was the scene of much bloodshed. Charles I. is said to have for some time occupied a mansion in it called the Red Hall, and alleged to have got that name from its being built of brick Imperial
    London Essex
    Kent
    Middlesex
    Surrey
    Park (300 ac.). In the suburbs, at no great distance, are several extensive commons, such as Hampstead Heath, Blackheath, Clapham Bartholomew
    LONDON London
    London
    Clapham-road; the Church of England Metropolitan training college, at Highbury-Park; the Home and Colonial training college, for mistresses Imperial
    LOUGHBOROUGH-PARK London LOUGHBOROUGH-PARK , a station on the South London railway; between Clapham and Denmark-Hill. Imperial
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