Within the town is a fixed light 90 ft. above high water
and seen 13 miles ; and on the esplanade is a fixed light
30 ft. above high water and seen 9 miles. Fleetwood
has barracks and a school of musketry.
Flcgg, East and West, 2 hundreds, N. Norfolk—East
Flegg, 13,301 ac., pop. 5020, contains 9 pars.; West
Flegg, 15,786 ac., pop. 4694, contains 13 pars.
Fleggburgh, 7 miles NW. of Yarmouth, N. Norfolk;
p.o. See Burgh St Margaret and St Mary.
Flekenho, hamlet, Warwickshire. See Flecknoe.
Flemingston, par., Glamorgan, 3¼ miles SE. of Cow-
bridge, 701 ac., pop. 55.
Fleinington.—vil., near Ay ton sta., E. Berwick-
shire.—2. Flemington, estate with old castle, Aber-
lemno par., Forfarshire.—3. Flemington, seat, near
Fort George sta., NE. Inverness-shire; 1 mile SE., on
the Nairnshire border, is Loch Flemington.—4. Fle-
mington, vil., Avondale par., Lanarkshire, in vicinity
of Strathaven.—5. Flemington, mining vil., in par.
and vicinity of Cambuslang, NW. Lanarkshire, pop. 691.
Flemington Mill Burn, affluent of Lyne Water,
Newlands par., Peeblesshire.
Flempton, par., W. Suffolk, on river Lark, 5 miles
NW. of Bury St Edmunds, 789 ac., pop. 178 ; P.O.
Flemworth Hall, seat, 1¼ m. SE. of Eye, AY. Suffolk.
Fiendish, hundred, Cambridgeshire, 11,906 ac., pop.
3966; contains 5 pars.
Flcnsop, hamlet, Coverham par., North-Riding York-
shire, 5 miles SW. of Middleham.
Flcshwick, vil., on Fleshwick Bay, SW. coast of
Isle of Man, 1¼ mile N. of Port Erin.
Flesk.—river, co. Kerry; flows about 20 miles to
lower lake of Killarney, near town of Killarney.—2.
Flesk, affluent of the Main, co. Kerry, at 6 miles above
Flesk lriory, seat, co. Kerry; post-tn., Killarney.
Flctckamstead, vil., Stoneleigh par., S. Warwick-
shire, 2 miles SW. of Coventry; in vicinity is the seat
of Fletchamstead Hall.
Fletehing, par. and vil., E. Sussex, on river Ouse,
8 miles N. of Lewes, 8522 ac., pop. 2213; P.O., T.o.;
the church (Early English, with Norman tower) con-
tains the tomb of Gibbon (1737-1794), the historian.
Flete House, seat, Devon. See Fleet.
Fletton, par., Huntingdonshire, mostly in SE. of
Peterborough city, 780 ac., pop. 1841; pop. of city
part, 1475 ; contains the hamlet of New Fletton, 1
mile SE. of Peterborough ; P.O.
Fleur-de-Lis, vil., Bedwelty and Mynyddyslwyn
pars., on AY. border of Monmouthshire, 1¼ mile from
Pengam sta.; P. O.; in vicinity are several collieries.
Fleurs Castle, Roxburgh. See Floors Castle.
Flexborough, hundred, Pevensey rape, E. Sussex,
1665 ac., pop. 302; contains 3 pars.
Flexbnry, hamlet and seat, near Bude Haven, W.
coast of Cornwall.
Flexlield, hamlet, Mouswald par., in co. and 6 miles
SE. of Dumfries.
Flichity Honse, seat, near river Nairn, in co. and
10½ miles SE. of Inverness.
Flimby, coast par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Cum-
berland, 2 miles SE. of Maryport, 1651 ac. and 419
foreshore, pop. 2123 ; P.O.
Flimwell, hamlet, Ticehurst par., E. Sussex, and
eccl. dist., also in Etchingham par., Sussex, and Hawk-
hurst par., Sussex and Kent—dist., pop. 873; hamlet,
3¼ miles N. of Etchingham sta.; P.O.
Flint, cap. of co., pari, and mun. bor., seaport, mar-
ket town, and par., Flintshire, on SAY. shore of the
estuary of the Dee, 12| miles NW. of Chester and 191
NW. of London by rail—par., 1608 ac. and 1260 tidal
water and foreshore, pop. 4744; mun. bor., 3335ac., pop,
5096; pari, bor., 3767 ac., pop. 5320; P.O., t.o., 1 Bank.
Market-day, Saturday. In the vicinity are extensive
alkali works, and works for the mfr. of copper; also,
several lead and coal mines. The imports are sulphur
and other chemicals; the exports are copper and coal,
soda, potash, and other chemical products. Flint Castle
(a little NE. of the town, on the shore of the estuary),
commenced by Henry II., and completed by Edward I.,
was the prison of Richard II.; it surrendered to the Par-
liamentary forces in 1643, was afterwards dismantled,
and has since remained in ruins. The Flint Boroughs,
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