Herlot, par. and ry. sta., SE. Edinburgh—par., on
Heriot AYater (affluent of Gala Water), 15,038 ac., pop.
429 ; P.O.; the sta. is 19£ m. SE. of Edinburgh by rail.
Heriotfield, vil., Monzie par., Perthshire, near river
Almond, 6 miles NAY. of Methven sta.; P.O.
Herkstcad Green, hamlet, Finchingfield par., E.
Essex, 6 miles E. of Thaxted.
Herland Portleven, fishing vil., Breage and Sith-
ney pars., W. Cornwall, 3 miles AV. of Helston.
Herm, one of the Channel Islands, off the N. part
of E. coast of Guernsey, 4 miles NW. of Sark, 14 mile
long and 4 mile broad, 320 ac., pop. 20.
Hernia Ness, prom., NAY. of Unst island, Shetland.
Hermand Honse, seat, on Harwood Burn, in par.
and E. vicinity of West Calder, Edinburghshire.
Hermatra, island, Outer Hebrides. See Harmetray.
Hermiston.—vil., in par. and 14 mile N. of Currie,
Edinburghshire; P.O.; in vicinity is Henniston House,
seat.—2. Hermiston. See Herdmanston.
Hermit Hill, hamlet, Tankersley par., E. div. West-
Riding Yorkshire, 1 mile NE. of Wortley.
Hermitage.—eccl. dist. and hamlet with ry. sta.,
Hampstead Norris par., Berks—dist., pop. 461; hamlet,
4 miles NE. of Newbury; P.O.—2. Hermitage, seat,
under Pen Cader, Brecknockshire, 5 miles NE. of Crick-
howell.—3. Hermitage, seat, in par. and 1 mile SE.
of Chester-le-Street, N. Durham. — 4. Hermitage,
par. and vil., N. Dorset, 4 miles NW. of Cerne Abbas,
751 ac., pop. 113.—5. Hermitage, seat, 6 miles E. of
Bishops Waltham, Hants.—6. Hermitage, seat, under
St Catherines Down, Isle of AVight, 14 mile NAY. of
Niton and 6 miles S. of Newport.—7. Hermitage,
ruin, on a rock in St Aubyns Bay, S. coast of Jersey,
Channel Islands, opposite Elizabeth Castle; the reputed
abode of St Helier.—8. Hermitage, place, AVye par.,
E. Kent.—9. Hermitage, seat, Lee St John par., S.
Northumberland, in NAV. vicinity of Hexham.—10.
Hermitage, tithing, AVestbourne par., AY. Sussex, 64
miles NW. of Chichester.
Hermitage.—seat, 5 miles SE. of Boyle, N. co. Ros-
common.—2. Hermitage, glen, near Newtown Mount
Kennedy, E. co. Wicklow.
Hermitage, The, mansion, St Cuthberts par., in co.
and 3£ m. S. of Edinburgh Post Office, near Braid Burn.
Hermitage Burn, stream, Cawdor par., Nairnshire.
Hermitage Castle, ruin, Castleton par., S. Rox-
burghshire, on Hermitage Water (affluent of Liddel
AYater), 3 miles NW. of Steele Road sta.; was erected
in the 13th century, and belonged successively to the
Lords Soulis, the Douglases, and the Hepburns, and is
now the property of the Duke of Buccleuch ; is one of
the oldest baronial buildings in Scotland, and the
largest and best preserved fortalice on the Border.
Hermits Cave, in Island Vow, Dumbartonshire,
near head of Loch Lomond.
Hermits Cell, small cavern at the base of Cratcliff
Tor, N. Derbyshire.
Hermits Hole, cavern, Culver Cliff, Isle of Wight,
24 miles SE. of Brading; the entrance is 30 ft. below
the summit of the cliff, and the cavern is 20 ft. deep.
Hern Drove, place, Ramsey par., Huntingdonshire.
Herne.—hamlet with ry. sta., on river Avon, N.
Hants, 3 miles N. of Christchurch.—2. Herne, par.
and vil., E. Kent, 5 miles NE. of Canterbury, 4938 ac.
and 631 foreshore, pop. 4410; contains the town of
Herne Bay, watering-place and town with ry. sta.,
Herne par., E. Kent, on the coast, 11 miles SAY. of
Margate and 624 miles SE. of London by rail, pop.
2816; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper. Founded in
1830, Herne Bay is a pleasant watering-place, with
beach of excellent sand, and occupying an agreeable and
sheltered position. The pier (built 1831-32) is 3640 ft.
in length ; there is also a marine parade, a mile long.
Herne Bay is connected by rail with Broadstairs
Reculver, Margate, and Ramsgate.
Herne Common, tract, in par. and vicinity of
Herne, E. Kent.
Herne Hill, ry. sta. and S. suburb of London, Cam-
berwell and Lambeth pars., Surrey, pop. 10,489; sta.,
1 mile NW. of Dulwich.
Ilcrne Pound, hamlet, Moreworth and Aylesford
liars., mid. Kent, 6 miles AY. of Maidstone.
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