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    Place name County Entry Source
    BOSTON Lincolnshire street was rebuilt in 1869. The Wesleyan Centenary chapel is a spacious structure, and has an organ with 2,490 pipes and 49 stops. There are two chapels for Independents, three for Baptists, and one each for Unitarians, P. Methodists, NewMethodists, Free Methodists, and Roman Catholics; a free grammar school, founded in 1554; two other endowed schools, with £130 and £65 a year; a mechanics' institute, two subscription libraries and news rooms, a dispensary, a drinking-fountain, and a workhouse. The navigation up to the town has been improved by deepening the river, forming a canal, and enlarging Imperial
    DUNGARVAN Waterford le Gros, one of the earliest English adventurers, in 1174, brought hither the plunder he had taken in Offaly and Lismore, which he put on board some vessels he found lying at anchor; but, being detained by contrary winds, was attacked by the men of Cork, whom he repulsed with the loss of eight of their vessels, with which he sailed away in triumph. Soon afterwards the town, which then formed the frontier barrier of the dependencies of Waterford, was, together with other territories, totally surrendered to Henry II. by Roderic, Sovereign of all Ireland; and a castle was erected Lewis:Ireland
    HORNCASTLE Lincolnshire street, was erected in 1856, at a cost of about £3, 500; is a handsome edifice of brick, with stone facings; and includes a news room, a mechanics' institute, with a library, and a hall for assemblies, concerts, and lectures. The butter market was erected in 1853, at the expense of J. B. Stanhope, Esq. The public pumps were recently all made drinking fountains, by having affixed to them galvanized iron goblets. The parish church is later English, of the time of Henry VII.; includes small portions of a previous early English church; underwent reconstruction of its aisles Imperial
    HULL, or KINGSTON-UPON-HULL Yorkshire le Gros, Earl of Albemarle, who, in 1150, made a vow to visit the Holy Land, but, afterwards finding himself unable to fulfil the vow, founded the abbey instead, and died in 1179. One account says that, while hunting in the neighbourhood, he was so struck with the site at the confluence of the Hull and the Humber, as a suitable one for a market and a port, that he made arrangement with the abbot respecting it, and there founded the town. Other accounts, without showing how the town originated, but assuming it as already a place of some trade Imperial
    Kilvington, North Yorkshire Thornton le Street par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles NE. of Thirsk, 935 ac., pop. 87; contains the seat of Kilvington Bartholomew
    LANCASTER Lancashire street, date from 1781. The county lunatic asylum, on Lancaster-moor, was established in 1816; is a handsome stone edifice, on a plot of about 5 acres; and, at the census of 1861, had 794 inmates. The workhouse, also on Lancaster-moor, is a large building; but, at the census of 1861, had only 81 inmates. Trade. —Lancaster has a head post-office, two railway-stations, with telegraph, a banking office, and three chief inns; and publishes four newspapers, one of them twice a-week, two weekly, the other monthly. Markets are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays; and fairs Imperial
    LINCOLN Lincolnshire
    Nottinghamshire
    street, two banking offices, and five chief inns; is a seat of assizes, quarter-sessions, pettysessions and county courts; is also the place of election and a polling-place for North Lincolnshire; and publishes three weekly newspapers. A weekly market is held on Friday; a very largelyattended horse fair is held on four days in the last week of April; and other fairs are held on Mid-Summerday, 6 Oct., and 28 Nov. A large trade is done in flour, corn, and wool; and there are several large breweries, many malt kilns, corn-mills, corn warehouses, seedmills, bone-mills, tanneries Imperial
    LINCOLNSHIRE, or LINCOLN Lincolnshire le-Wold; a branch, in progress of formation in 1866, strikes off at Barnetby, and goes west-north-westward to the Trent at Keadby; a line goes from Keadby westward, past Crowle, toward a grand j unction of railways at Doncaster; a line, in junction with that from Gainsborough to Great Grimsby, and forming a sort of trunk for all the northward lines of the county, goes from Ulceby, north-by-westward, to the Humber at New Holland; and a branch goes from New Holland, west-south-westward, up the Humber to Barton. The aggregate of paved streets and turnpike Imperial
    NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE Northumberland Thornton, of date 1429. St. Andrew's church stands on the W side of Newgate-street; possibly occupies the site of a church or monastery of the ancient Monkchester; isevidently older than the church of St. Nicholas; has been ascribed to David I., the famous church and abbey-building monarch of Scotland; is chiefly Norman, withsome early English features, and with a massive tower; has been much modified by frequent alterations and repairs; was restored in 1866-7, under the direction of Mr. T. Oliver; and contains a picture of the Last Supper by Giordano, presented by Major and erson Imperial
    POCKLINGTON Yorkshire streets; and has a post-office‡ under York, a railway station, two banking offices, a good inn, a public hall, a church, threedissenting chapels, a Roman Catholic chapel, a freegrammar school, a national school, a workhouse, and charities £186. The church is chiefly early English; consists of nave, aisles, transepts, and chancel, with Npinnacle tower; and contains several interesting monuments. The churchyard contains an old cross, exhumed and restored in 1835. The Primitive Methodist chapel was built in 1866. The Roman Catholic chapel was built in 1863: and is in the decorated English style, with apsidal chancel Imperial
    Thornton le Street Yorkshire Street , par., township, and seat, North-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles N. of Thirsk - par., 2324 ac., pop. 225; township, 1389 ac., pop. 138; Thornton le Street Bartholomew
    THORNTON-LE-STREET Yorkshire THORNTON-LE-STREET , a parish, with two townships, in Thirsk district, N. R. Yorkshire; 3 miles N by W of Thirsk Imperial
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