Kenarton, hamlet, Old Radnor par., Radnorshire.
Kenbane, headland, N. co. Antrim, 3 miles NW. of
Ballycastle. The name signifies White Head, the
cliffs being composed of chalk and basalt.
Kenbury House, seat, 3^ miles S. of Exeter, Devon.
Kenchester, par., in co. and 5J miles NW. of Here-
ford, 533 ac., pop. 80; many Roman remains have been
found at Kenchester, which was probably tbe import-
ant Roman station of Magna Castra.
Kencott, par. and vil., in W. of Oxfordshire, 5 miles
NE. of Lechdale, 1099 ac., pop. 202.
Kendal.—(or Kirkby Kendal), mun. bor., market
town, par., and township, Westmorland, onriver Kent,
20 miles N. of Lancaster, 46 S. of Carlisle, and 261
from London by rail—par., 74,062 ac., pop. 20,752;
township, 2242 ac., pop. 11,719; bor., 2622 ac., pop.
13,696; 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Saturday.
The town was incorporated in the reign of Elizabeth.
It is well built, and occupies a healthy situation.
AVoollen mfrs. have long been a leading industry among
the inhabitants. As early as the reigns of Richard II.
and Henry IV. special laws were passed to regulate the
trade in Kendal cloth. The goods now produced are
mostly heavy fabrics, such as railway wrappers, carpets,
trouserings, &c. A canal communicates with the Lan-
cashire coal district. Kendal returned 1 member to
Parliament until 1885.—2. Kendal, ward, AVestmor-
land, 106,090 ac., pop. 13,610; contains the towns of
Ambleside and Milnthorpe.
Kendal (or Southern) Division, Tbe, pari. div.
of Westmorland, pop. 32,908.
Kendal Honse, seat, 1J mile N. of Driffield, East-
Kendal and Lancaster Canal, Westmorland and
Lancashire, stretching S. from Kendal to Preston,
thence to Leeds Canal at Whittle le Wood; rises 222
ft., falls 66 ft., and is 76 miles long.
Kendall Honse, seat, 4 miles E. of AVatford, Herts.
Kendalsbire, hamlet, AVesterleigh par., Gloucester-
shire, 2 miles SW. of Chipping Sodbury.
Kendercburcb, par., in co. and 11 miles SW. of
Hereford, on river Dore, 783 ac., pop. 58.
Kene, par., co. Louth. See Kane.
Keneggie, hamlet, in par. and 4 miles AV. of Breage,
Kenfield, hamlet, Petham par., Kent., 1J mile S. of
Canterbury; in vicinity is the seat of Kenfield Hall.
Kenfig, pari, bor., par., and ancient town, Glamor-
gan, 6J miles NW. of Bridgend—par. 2594 ac., pop.
264; bor. (including Skerr and part of Margam) 3755
ac., pop. 396 ; was an ancient chartered bor., possessing
charters of Henry I. and Henry VI., and is a contribu-
tory bor. of Swansea District Parliamentary Division,
which returns 1 member. Kenfig Pool is a lakelet
2 miles in circuit.
Kenford, vil., Kenn par., Devon, 4 miles S. of
Kenidiack, mining vil., St Just in Penwith par.,
Cornwall, 4\ miles N. of Lands End; on the coast is
Kenidjack Castle, a small headland, crowned by an
Kenilwortb.—market town and par., with ry. sta.,
Warwickshire, 4 miles N. of Warwick and 99 from
London, 6460 ac., pop. 4150; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1
newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday. Kenilworth is
chiefly famed for its castle, founded in reign of Henry I.
Within its walls Queen Elizabeth and her Court were
magnificently entertained by the Earl of Leicester in
1575. The castle is now one of the most celebrated
ruins in England. Kenilworth possesses a grammar
school, and interesting remains of an abbey founded
in 1122. — 2. Kenilwortb, division of Knightlow
hundred, Warwickshire; contains Leamington bor., 14
pars., and part of another.
Keningbain, hamlet, Mulbarton par., Norfolk, 6J
miles SAV. of Norwich.
Kenleitb, farm with vestiges of old camp or entrench-
ment, in par. and f m. SE. of Currie, Edinburghshire.
Kenley.—par. and vil., Shropshire, 4 miles NW. of
Much Wenlock, 1897ac., pop.217.—2. Kenley, hamlet,
with ry. sta., Coulsdon par., Surrey, 1§ mile SE, of
Caterham Junction; P.O. — 3. Kenley, Northumber-
land. See Keenley.
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