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Yorkshire, on river AYashburn, 6 miles N. of Otley—
par., 17,644 ac., pop. 1149; township,2186 ac.,pop. 323.

Ffairfach, hamlet with ry. sta., on river Towey,
Carmarthenshire, 1 mile SW. of Llandilo sta.

FforestFawr (orBlack Mountains), Brecknockshire
and Carmarthenshire, alt. (Brecknock Van) 2631 ft.

Ffraw, river, Anglesey; flows 54 miles SAY. to Aber-
ffraw Bay.

Ffrith, 2 miles NW. of AYrexham,Denbighshire ; P.O.

Ffrithfawr, hamlet, Gyffylliog par., Denbighshire,
5 miles NW. of Ruthin.

Ffrydd, hamlet, Berriew par., in co. and 4 miles
NW. of Montgomery.

Ffynnon Groew, school, 1 mile from Mostyn sta.,

Fiag, Sutherland. See Fiodhaig.

Fichlie, Peel of, mound with vitrified remains of a
tower, in par. and 14 mile NE. of Towie church, AY.

Fiddick, river, Banffshire ; rises on Corryhabbie
Hill, and flows through Glen Fiddieh NE. and NW.
past Dufftown to the Spey at Craigellachie Junction;
is 184 miles long, and has capital fishing.

Fiddington.—par., W. Somerset, 6 miles NAY. of
Bridgwater, 1258 ac., pop. 237.—2. Fiddington, ham-
let, W. Lavington par., N. Wilts, 5 miles S. of Devizes.

Fiddington and Natton, tithing, Ashchurch par.,
E. Gloucestershire, 3 miles SE. of Tewkesbury.

Fiddleford, vil., in par. and 1 mile E. of Stur-
minster Newton, Dorset; P.O.

Fiddler Burn, affluent of the Clyde, Carluke par.,

Fiddler’s Ferry, hamlet (ry. sta. Fiddler’s Ferry and
Penketh), on river Mersey, SW. Lancashire, 24 miles
SW. of Warrington.

Fiddler’s Green, vil., Newlyn par., AV. Cornwall.

Fiddler’s Reach, reach of n.„r Thames, AV. Kent,
between Greenhithe and Northfleet.

Fiddown, par. and vil. with ry. sta., SAY. co. Kil-
kenny, on river Suir, 4 miles SE. of Carrick-on-Suir
—par., 11,109 ac., pop., 2423; vil., pop. 108.

Fidra, island, Dirleton par., Haddingtonshire, in
Firth of Forth, 24 miles NAY. of North Berwick.
Fidra Island Uiglilhouse, 56 ft. high, has flashing
light 113 ft. above high water and seen 17 miles.

Field, township, Leigh par., N. Staffordshire, on
river Blithe, 44 miles AY. of Uttoxeter, 983 ac., pop. 71.

Field Asserts, hamlet, Asthall par., Oxfordshire, 44
miles AY. of AYitney.

Field Broughton, eccl. dist., Cartmel par., N. Lan-
cashire, pop. 454.

Field Burcote, hamlet, Greens Norton par., S.
Northamptonshire, 1 mile NW. of Towcester.

Field Hailing, par., N. Norfolk, 5 miles NE. of
AValsingham, 1619 ac., pop. 330.

Field Head, hamlet, Birstal par., S. div. AYest-
Riding Yorkshire, 74 miles E. of Halifax.

Field Place, seat, 2 miles NAY. of Horsham, AY.
Sussex; birthplace of Shelley (1792-1822).

Fields, South, liberty, in co. and bor. of Leicester.

Fieldside, seat, 1 m. NE. of Keswick, Cumberland.

Ficldstovvn, vil., 4 m. NW. of Swords, N. co. Dublin.

Fiends’ Fell, old name of Cross Fell, Cumberland.

Fife (or Fifeshire), maritime co. in E. of Scot-
land ; is bounded N. by the Firth of Tay, E. by
the North Sea, S. by the Firth of Forth, and W.
by the cos. of Perth, Kinross, and Clackmannan;
greatest length, 43 miles ; greatest breadth, 18
miles; area, 314,952 ac., pop. 171,931. Fife forms
the peninsula between the Firths of Forth and Tay.
The coast is varied and picturesque; that part of it
bordering on the Firth of Forth is lined with a succes-
sion of towns and villages, for the great number of
which Fife is remarkable. The surface is pleasantly
undulating. A ridge of high ground, commencing with
the Lomond Hills, runs from W. to E.; to the N., be-
tween the Lomonds and a spur of the Ochils, lies an
extensive plain called Strath Eden, or the Howe of Fife;
to the S. is another stretch of low land, broken by
Saline Hill, Knock Hill, the Hill of Beath, and the
Cullalo Hills. The principal rivers are the Eden and
the Leven. In the NW. the soil is moss, moor, and
rock; in the NE. it consists of wet clay ; the most

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