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    NEVILLES CROSS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit DURHAM MB (Local Government District)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    AMERSHAM Buckinghamshire crossed by a shorter one. The town house was erected, in 1682, by Sir William Drake; and is a substantial brick edifice, with arched and pillared basement, used as a market-place, and a surmounting clock lantern. The parish church is a Gothic edifice of brick coated with stucco; has a fine east window, filled with ancient stained glass; and contains monu ments of the Drakes, the Dents, and the Curwens. There are four dissenting chapels, a free grammar school, founded in 1620, with endowed income of £86, and three exhibitions at Oxford; endowed writing-school, Sunday school, alms Imperial
    CHICHESTER Sussex CHICHESTER , a city, a sub-district, a district, a rape, and a diocese in Sussex. The city stands at the Imperial
    COCKERMOUTH Cumberland Nevilles, the Wyndhams. The castle was surprised by Douglas in 1387; it became the prison of Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1568; it stood a siege of about a month, in 1648, for Charles I., but was captured and dismantled; and excepting a small portion fitted up as a private residence, it never was restored. The ruin occupies a bold elevation between the Cocker and the Derwent; comprises two courts within the outer walls; and indicates great military strength of both structure and position. One part of it, including the great tower, stood on the brink of a precipice overhanging Imperial
    DURHAM County Durham cross was afterwards erected by Ralph, Lord Neville, to commemorate their overthrow. The city was captured by the insurgents under Imperial
    Edinburgh Midlothian Neville's Cross, and was placed by them in Durham Cathedral, where it was long preserved, both as a trophy Groome
    KENT Kent Neville, second son of the first Neville Earl of Westmoreland, was created Earl of Kent by Edward IV.; but died without a representative. Edmund Grey, Lord Hastings, was then made Earl of Kent; and his descendants enjoyed the earldom till the time of Queen Anne; and then the 13th Earl was created Duke of Kent, but was the last of his line to enjoy the titles. Edward, fourth son of George III., and father of Queen Victoria, was created Duke of Kent. Wat Tyler's rebellion began at Dartford, in 1381; Jack Cade's insurrection began at Blackheath Imperial
    LANTWIT-MAJOR, or LLANILLTYD-FAWR Glamorgan Nevilles in the time of Henry I.; measures 98 feet by 53; comprises nave, aisles, and chancel with a tower; and contains a rood screen, a Norman font, an effigies of a giant Hopkins, and several ancient monuments. A disused church, commonly called the old one, probably dates no higher than the 15th century; measures 64 feet in length; and contains several mural paintings, and very old and curious monuments. The Lady chapel stands at the W end of this church; is now much dilapidated; measures 40½ feet in length; and is decorated with statues of saints. The churchyard Imperial
    LONDON London
    Nevilles, which passed to Lord Mayor Whittington, and to the City; contained also the Old King s Head tavern, where the Jacobite plotters met in the time of William III.; contained likewise the residence of ' ' Dirty Dick, ''and the death-place of Stowe; and retains underground structures which were crypts of St. Michael's and St. Peter's. Gracechurchstreet, connecting the E ends of Eastcheap and Leadenhall-street, took its name from St. Benet's church, which was called the Grass church on account of a vegetablemarket being adjacent; and it contains an inn which was once a theatre Imperial
    MARLOW (GREAT) Buckinghamshire MARLOW (GREAT) , a town, a parish, and a sub-district, in Wycombe district, Bucks. The town stands on the river Imperial
    MERRINGTON County Durham Neville's Cross; commands a very extensive view, along the valley of the Wear, and to the hills of Yorkshire Imperial
    Neville Cross County Durham Neville Cross , in co. and 1&hg. mile SW. of Durham; here (October 17, 1346) the Scots were defeated Bartholomew
    NEVILLES-CROSS County Durham NEVILLES-CROSS , an ancient cross, in the E of the centre of Durhamshire; on a hill by the river. Brune Imperial
    NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE Northumberland Neville-street on the Nand Forth-street on the S; measures 592¾ feet in length of frontage, and 10, 997 square yards in area; was constructed, after designs by Mr. Dobson, at a cost of £130,000; is in the Roman Doric style, with a portico, originally intended to be ornate, but actually constructed with little embellishment; has a passengershed 179 yards long and 60 yards wide, with a roof inthree compartments, and supported on each side of theplatform by metal columns; includes a large hotel; and is remarkable both for convenience of situation relative to the great Imperial
    NORTHUMBERLAND Northumberland NORTHUMBERLAND , a maritime county in the N of England; bounded, on the N W and the N, by Scotland; on Imperial
    OGLE Northumberland Neville's Cross; and is now represented chiefly by fragments incorporated with a picturesque manor-house of the time of Charles Imperial
    WEXFORD Wexford cross, and furnished with a clock, was erected under the superintendence of the Rev. R. Walsh, late guardian of the convent, who, with the aid of a subscription for the purpose, also collected the library, chiefly from the continent. The chapel, dedicated to St. John and St. Bridget, and supposed to occupy the site of that of the ancient monastery of the Franciscans, is a large unornamented pile: the burial-ground attached to it has been lately enlarged, and a commodious house for the clergyman has been built adjoining the chapel, at an expense of about £1000. The nunnery Lewis:Ireland
    YORK Yorkshire Neville's Cross in 1347; became a staple for wool in 1354; was visited by Richard II. in 1385 and 1389; was ravaged Imperial
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