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Lea Bridge.—2 milesE. of Cromford sta., Derbyshire;
P.O.—2. Lea Bridge, ry. sta., Leyton par., Essex, 2-|
miles NW. of Stratford and 5£ miles NE. of London.

Lea Brooks. See Lee Brooks.

Lea Castle, seat, near Kidderminster, Worcestershire.

Lea Cross, 3 m. NE. of Pontesbury, Shropshire; P.O.

Lea End, hamlet, Alvechurch par., AArorcestershire,
6g miles SE. of Halesowen.

Lea Green, ry. sta., SW. Lancashire, If mile SW. of
St Helens Junction and 10| miles E. of Liverpool.

Lea Mall, township, Bradbourne par., Derbyshire,

4 miles NE. of AVirksworth, 455 ac., pop. IS.

Lea House, seat, 3 miles SW. of Godalming, Surrey.

Lea Hurst, seat of the Nightingale family, Ashover
par., Derbyshire, 3 miles SE. of Matlock.

Lea Lane, vil., Colton par., Staffordshire, 2 miles N.
of Rugeley.

Lea Marston, par. and vil., Warwickshire, on river
Tame, 2 miles N. of Coleshill, 1527 ac., pop. 306;

Lea Newbold, township, Chester St Oswald par.,
Cheshire, miles SE. of Chester, 729 ac., pop. 46.

Lea Koad, ry. sta., N. Lancashire, 3£ miles NW. of

Lea, Ashton, Ingol, and Cottam, township, Preston
par., N. Lancashire, on W. side, and mostly in bor. of
Preston, 3488 ac. (156 water), pop. 2913.

Leach.—river, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire; rises
near Northleach, Gloucestershire, and flows 15 miles SE.
to the Thames in Oxfordshire, 2 miles E. of Lechlade.—
2. Leach, Cheshire. See
Marlston cum Leach.

Leach Hall, seat, 4 m. NE. of Kirkham, Lancashire.

Leach Martin, East, par., Gloucestershire, on river
Leach, 4 miles NE. of Lechlade, 1966 ac., pop. 146.

Leach Turviile, East, par., Gloucestershire, on river
Leach, 4 miles N. of Lechlade, 2630 ac., pop. 435;
called Eastleach Tnrville.

Lead Mall, township, Ryther par., E. div. West-Rid-
ing Yorkshire, 4 m. SAY. of Tadcaster, 1055 ac., pop. 33.

Leadbrook, Major and Minor, 2 hamlets, Northop
par., in co. and 2 miles S. of Flint.

Leadburn, hamlet with junction ry. sta., in S. of
Penicuik par., Edinburghshire, on border of co., 3 miles

S. of Penicuik and 17^ S. of Edinburgh by rail; P.O.,
called Leadburn Toll.

Leaden-Boothing, par., Essex, in NW. of co., 8
miles NE. of Ongar, 914 ac., pop. 179;

Leadenhain (or Long Leadenham), par. and vil.
withry. sta., Lincolnshire, 3 miles NE. of Caythorpe
and 12 miles S. of Lincoln, 2260 ac. (including Bayards
Leap), pop. 646 ;
P.O., T.o.; in vicinity is the seat of
Leadenhain Hall.

Leader Water, trouting stream, rising (as Kelphope
Burn) on Lammer Law, in S. of Haddingtonshire, and
flowing 21 miles S. and SE. through W. Berwickshire
and NAY. Roxburghshire to the Tweed at Leaderfoot;
Leadcrfoot, vil., Melrose par., Roxburghshire, is 2
miles NE. of Melrose.

Leadgate.—town and eccl. dist., Lanchester par.,
2\ miles SE. of Shotley Bridge sta. and 7 miles
NW. of Lanchester—dist., pop. 4601; town, pop. 4271;
P.O.,T.O.; has large iron and coalmines.—2. Leadgate,
hamlet, Alston par., Cumberland, 2 miles S. of Alston.

Leadhills, vil., Crawford par., and quoad sacra par.,
partly also in Crawfordjohn par., Lanarkshire—par.,
pop. 1081; vil., 5 miles SW. of Elvanfoot sta., pop.
P.O., T.O. Leadhills is situated about 1300 ft.
above sea-level, and is the highest village in Scotland.
It derives its name from the lead mines here, which
have been worked with little interruption from the
beginning of the 17th century. Allan Ramsay (1686-
1758), the poet, was a native.

Leadington, seat, co. Cork ; post-town, Middleton.

Leadon, High, township, Rudford par., in co. and

5 miles NW. of Gloucester, pop. 96.

Leadwell, hamlet, in Sandford par., Oxfordshire, 3
miles SAV. of Deddington.

Leafield, township and vil., Shipton under Wychwood
par., Oxfordshire, 4 miles NAY. of Witney, 901 ac., pop.

Leagravc, hamlet with ry. sta., Luton par., Bedford-
shire, in S. of co.,
2b miles NW. of Luton ; P.O.

Leagram, township, AVhalley par., NE. Lancashire,
7 miles NAY. of Clitheroe, pop. 100.

Gazetteer of the British Isles, Statistical and Topographical, by John Bartholomew, F.R.G.S.

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