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Pcnbury Park, seat, 4 miles SE. of Cirencester,

Pencader, hamlet with ry. sta., Carmarthenshire, 3%
miles SE. of Llandyssil sta.; P.O.

Pencader Fawr, highest summit of the Black Moun-
tains, on E. border of Brecknockshire, 4% miles SE. of
Talgarth, alt. 2545 ft.

Pencaeclwdd, ancient camp, in W. of Glamorgan,
10% miles N. of Swansea.

Pencaer Helen, eminence, Carnarvonshire, 6 miles
SW. of Conway.

Pencaitlaud, par. and vil., W. Haddingtonshire—
par., 5075ac., pop. 1107; vil., on river Tyne (which divides
it into Easter and Wester Pencaitland), 1% mile SE. of
Winton ry. sta. and 5% miles SW. of Haddington;
P.O.; has an interesting old church and an ancient
market cross.

Pencarlcnic, seat, 3 miles E. of Truro, Cornwall.

Pencarreg, par. and vil., Carmarthenshire, on river
Teifi, 4 miles SW. of Lampeter, 10,392 ac., pop. 1186.

Pencarrow, seat, 3 m. NAV. of Bodmin, Cornwall.

Penclawdd, vil. with ry. sta., Llanrhidian par.,
Glamorgan, in Gower peninsula, 5 miles AV. of Gower
Road sta. and 2 miles SAV. of Loughor; P.O., T.O.; has
collieries and copper works.

Pencoed.—township and vil. with ry. sta., Coy-
church par., Glamorgan—township, 2121 ac., pop. 783;
vil., 3% miles E. of Bridgend; P.O.—2.Pencoed, hamlet,
Llanwyddelan par., Montgomeryshire, 6% miles S. of

Pencoed Castle, ruined mansion, in S. of Monmouth-
shire, on an eminence, 7 miles E. of Newport.

Pencoinbe, par. and vil., Herefordshire, in NE. of
co.—par., 4590 ac., pop. 258; vil., 4 miles SW. of
Bromyard; P.O.

Pencoyd, par. and vil., Herefordshire, in S. of co.,
5% miles NAV. of Ross, 879 ac., pop. 168.

Pencraig.—hamlet, Marstow par., Herefordshire, in
S. of co., 3% miles SAV”. of Ross; P.O.; in vicinity is
Pencraig Conrt, seat. — 2. Pencraig, seat, in E.
vicinity of Llangefni, Anglesey.

Pendarves, seat, 1% m. S. of Camborne sta., Cornwall.

Penddol, vil., Llandyfriog par., Cardiganshire, in
SAV. of co., 2 miles NE. of Newcastle in Emlyn.

Pcndeen, eccl. dist. and vil., St Just in Penwith
par., Cornwall—dist., pop. 2311; vil., on the coast, 7
miles NW. of Penzance ; P.O.; near the vil. is Pendeen
Watcb House, a coastguard station. Pendeen was the
birthplace of Borlase (1696-1772), the Cornish historian.

Pendell Court, seat, 4 miles NE. of Reigate, Surrey.

Pendennis Point, promontory, S. coast of Cornwall,
on N. side of Falmouth Bay, near Falmouth; is crowned
by Pendennis Castle, a strongly fortified building,
famous for its siege (1646) by the Parliamentary forces.

Penderry, township, Llangafelach par., Glamorgan,

4 miles N. of Swansea, 5734 ac., pop. 2792.

Penderyn, par. and vil., in S. of Brecknockshire—

par., 12,765 ac., pop. 1598; vil., 7 miles W. of Merthyr
Tydfil; P.O.

Pendine, par., Carmarthenshire, on Carmarthen Bay,

5 miles SAV. of Laugharne, 963 ac. land and 615 water,
pop. 169; P.O.

Pendle Hill, mountain ridge, Whalley par., NE.
Lancashire, at boundary with Yorkshire, 3 miles E. of
Clitheroe, alt. 1831 ft.; commands views to York and
the Isle of Man.

Pendlebury, township, Eccles par., SE. Lancashire,
partly within the bor. of Salford, 1031 ac., pop. 8162;
pop. of borough part, 2871; P.O., T.o., 1 Bank, 2 news-
papers ; has coal mining and cotton factories.

Pendleton.—township and ry. sta., Eccles par., SE.
Lancashire, wholly within the bor. of Salford, 2254 ac.,
pop. 40,246; 2 Banks, 1 newspaper.—2. Pendleton,
township and vil., Whalley par., NE. Lancashire—
township, 2826 ac., pop. 1312 ; vil., under Pendle Hill,
2% miles SE. of Clitheroe ; P.O.

Pendock, par. and vil., Worcestershire, 5% miles NW.
of Tewkesbury, 1163 ac., pop. 236.

Pendomer, par., Somerset, 4 miles SW. of Yeovil,
1090 ac., pop. 69.

Pendoylan, par. and vil., Glamorgan, in SE. of
co., 9 miles AV. of Cardiff, 3579 ac. (56 water), pop.
393; P.O.

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

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