Searching for "Liberty of Saffron Hill"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Ely Place and Ely Rents London Ely Place and Ely Rents , 2 liberties, within Finsbury parl. bor., London. See SAFFRON HILL, &c. Bartholomew
    ELY-PLACE and ELY-RENTS Middlesex liberties in Holborn-St. Andrew parish, Middlesex; within London, ¾ of a mile NW of St. Pauls. Acres, with Saffron-Hill Imperial
    ESSEX Essex hill and Danebury camp; and these have an altitude of about 620 feet. Much of the surface, from combination of natural feature and artificial embellishment, exhibits a pleasing and ever-varying succession of rural landscapes. The chief rivers, besides those which run on the boundaries, are the Colne, the Blackwater, the Chelmer, the Crouch, the Roding, the Ingerburn, the Wid, and the Brain. The geognostic formation of much of the sea-board is fresh-water deposit; of most of the rest of the county is London clay; and of the tract around Castle Hedingham and Thaxted, and thence Imperial
    FINSBURY Middlesex liberties, or places of St. George-Bloomsbury, St. George-the-Martyr-Holborn, St. Giles-in-the-Fields, St. Luke, Stable-Inn, Stoke-Newington, Charter-House, Glasshouse-Yard, Grays-Inn, Lincoln's-Inn, Islington, Rolls, Saffron-Hill Imperial
    Glasgow Lanarkshire
    Hill, flanking the N side of Sauchiehall Street, near the centre, rises so steeply in some parts as to be very inconvenient for carriages and traffic, but is nevertheless covered with streets of a genteel class. It commands views of the city and south-western suburbs better and more extensive than even those from Blythswood Square. The western part of Sauchiehall Street and the districts round are known collectively as the Crescents. The district measures about 5 furlongs by 3, and contains numerous terraces which are well and uniformly built with houses of good style, mostly varieties of Italian Groome
    HATTON-GARDEN Middlesex liberties of Saffron Hill, Ely-Rents, and Ely-Place, in London. Acres, with these liberties, 30. Pop., with these liberties Imperial
    HOLBORN Middlesex Saffron-Hill, HattonGarden, Ely-Kents, and Ely-Place liberties. A school has £417 a year from endowment; Staffford's alms Imperial
    LONDON London
    liberty, and Saffron Hill, ', respectively £16,324, £3,978, and £25,129; St. AnneSoho, St. Paul. Covent Imperial
    SAFFRON-HILL Middlesex SAFFRON-HILL , a liberty and a sub-district in Holborn district, Middlesex; all forming a dense and centralportion of the metropolis Imperial
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