Searching for "LITTLE HARWOOD"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    BLACKBURN Lancashire Harwood, Little Harwood, and Rishton townships in Blackburn parish, and Clayton-le-Moors chapelry in Whalley parish; and Oswaldtwistle subdistrict Imperial
    BOLTON Lancashire Little Bolton township; Edgeworth subdistrict, containing Edgeworth, Entwistle, and Quarlton townships; Turton subdistrict, containing Turton, Bradshaw, and Longworth townships; Tonge-with-Haulgh subdistrict, containing Tonge, Haulgh, Breightmet, and Harwood Imperial
    BOLTON-LE-MOORS Lancashire Little Bolton, Sharples, Quarlton, Edgeworth, Entwistle, Longworth, Turton, Bradshaw, Haulgh, Tonge, Breightmet, Harwood, Lostock, Darcy-Lever, Blackrod, Anglezarke, and Rivington Imperial
    BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, or Bucks Buckinghamshire Little land is waste; and much is disposed in dairy pasture. Farms average about 200 acres; and few exceed 400. Approved rotations are followed on most of the arable ands; and wheat, barley, oats, sainfoin, and beans are grown even on parts of the Chilterns. Commons, of some extent, are at Wickham, Iver, and Stoke; and heaths at Fulmer and Great Harwood Imperial
    DURHAM County Durham little distance, than most of the other cathedrals of England; and it presents fine studies of the Norman architecture, together with the gradual changes in the English style on to the beginning of the 15th century. The galilee occupies the same relative position as St. Joseph's chapel at Glastonbury; was used for the reception of female penitents, and for preaching to women; took the name of galilee on account of women being supposed to occupy at Durham the same sort of relation which the ancient Galileans occupied to the purest Jews: was first built, in 1154, by Bishop Pusar Imperial
    Harwood, Little Lancashire Harwood, Little , township, Blackburn par., NE. Lancashire, in NE. of Blackburn bor., 895 ac., pop. 715. Bartholomew
    HARWOOD (LITTLE) Lancashire HARWOOD (LITTLE) , a township in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; 2 miles NE of Blackburn. It includes the hamlet of Bulls Head Imperial
    LANCASHIRE Lancashire Harwood, Haslingden, Heywood, Hindley, Kirkham, Leigh, Lytham, Middleton, Much Woolton, Newchurch, Newton-in-Mackerfield, Ormskirk, Over Darwen, Padiham, Prescot, St. Helens, Southport, Todmorden, Tyldesley, Ulverston, and Widnes. There are nearly 900 smaller towns, villages, and hamlets. The chief seats in the county are Knowsley Park, Heaton Park, Holker Hall, Croxteth Park, Worsley Hall, Latham House, Haigh Hall, Atherton, Kenyon-Peel Hall, Knowle, Ashton Hall, Middleton, New Hall, Old Hall, Bold, Rossall Hall, Trafford Hall, Gawthorpe Hall, Garswood Hall, West Hey House, Feniscowles Hall, Hazles, Abbots-Wood, Acres House, Adlington Hall, Aldcliffe Hall, Alder Grange, Alkincoates, Alkrington, Aldingham Hall, Allerton Tower Imperial
    MALDON Essex Harwood; of the latter, the Dean and Chapter of Westminster.-The two sub-districts are All Saints and St. Peter. The sub-d. of All Saints contains the parishes of All Saints, WoodlhamWalter, Woodham-Mortimer, Hazeleigh, Purleigh, Stow Maries, Cold Norton, North Fambridge, Latchingdon Snoreham, and Mundon. Acres, 24,773. Pop., 4,714. Houses, 1,001. The sub-d. of St. Peter contains the parishes of St. Peter, St. Mary, Heybridge, Langford, Great Totham, and Little Imperial
    Roxburghshire Roxburghshire little districts drained by tributaries of the Teviot; while it includes a western district on the Tweed, sending no affluent to the Teviot, with two or three eastern pendicles drained by Bowmont Water and other streams into Northumberland. Surface. —The surface of the two divisions N of the Tweed and of the whole northern part of Teviotdale, is, as compared with the rest of the county, decidedly champaign-undulating and even boldly variegated, but in no place rising into heights, except in the Eildon Hills behind Melrose, the Penielheugh, the Dunian, the Minto, and the Ruberslaw Hills. The Merse Groome
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