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Pollok Castle, seat, Mearns par., Renfrewshire, 2\
miles SE. of Barrhead.

Pollok House, seat, Eastwood par., Renfrewshire,
on river White Cart, 1 mile NW. of Pollokshaws.

Pollokshaws, police burgh and ry. sta., Eastwood
par., Renfrewshire, on river White Cart, in SW. suburbs
of Glasgow, pop. 9363; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks ; has cotton
factories, bleachfields, printworks, papermills, and iron

Pollokshlelds, police burgh and quoad sacra par.
with ry. sta., Govan par., Renfrewshire, in SW. suburbs
of Glasgow
—quoad sacra par., pop. 6523 ; police burgh,
pop. 2104. Pollokshields was made a police burgh in
1876, and is almost entirely occupied by detached villa

Pollokshlelds East, police burgh, Govan par., Ren-
frewshire, in SW. suburbs of Glasgow, pop. 4360;
Pollokshields East was made a police burgh in 1880.

Pollrone, par., S. co. Kilkenny, on river Suir, 4 miles
SE. of Pilltown, 3596 ac., pop. 1378.

Polmaddie, hill, Barr par., S. Ayrshire, alt. 1802 ft.

Polmadie, S. suburb of Glasgow, Govan par., Ren-
frewshire, pop. 1876.

Polmaily House, seat, Urquhart and Glenmoriston
par., Inverness-shire, on river Endrick, 16 miles SAV.
of Inverness.

Polinaise Castle, seat, St Ninians par., Stirlingshire,
on river Forth, 3 miles E. of Stirling.

Polmont, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Polmont Junc-
tion), Stirlingshire—par. (containing a small part of
town of Grangemouth), 5512 ac., pop. 3955; vil., 3
miles E. of Falkirk, pop. 519; P.O., T.o., and P.O., T.o.
l’olinont Station. Polmont gives the title of baron
to the Duke 'of Hamilton.

Polmood Burn, S. Peeblesshire; flows NAV along
the N. boundary of Tweedsmuir par. to river Tweed
near the Crook Inn.

Polnlsh, school, Ardnamurchan par., Inverness-shire.

Polnoon Castle, ancient seat of the Eglinton family,
Eaglesham par., Renfrewshire; only traces of the ruin
now remain.

Polpeer, fishing vil., on S. coast of Cornwall, at
Polpeer Cove, near the Lizard; a remarkable cave,
running through the AV. boundary of the cove, can be
visited at low water.

Polperro, small fishing town, Lansallos and Talland
pars., Cornwall, 6 miles E. of Fowey; P.O. Polperro
is an ancient place, and occupies a picturesque site,
being built on the rocky shore and ledges of a sea inlet.
It is a coastguard station, possesses a good harbour, and
is actively employed in the pilchard fishing and the
coasting trade. There is an endowed school. On an
eminence near the town stands a ruined chapel. The
rock formations are of great interest to the geologist.

Polruan, vil. and coastguard station, Lanteglos by
Fowey par., Cornwall, on Fowey estuary, opposite
Fowey; P.O.

Polsham.—hamlet, Paignton par., Devon, 5 miles E.
of Totnes.—2.
Folshani, hamlet with ry. sta., Wells
par., Somerset, 3 miles SW. of Wells.

Polstead, par. and vil., Suffolk—par., 3402 ac., pop,
820; vil., 4 miles SW. of Hadleigh; P.O. ; near the vil.
Polstead Heath and the seat of Polstead Hall.

Poltalloch, ancient seat of the Malcolms of Poltal-
loch, Kilmartin par., Argyllshire, on Loch Craignish,
10 miles NW. of Lochgilphead.

Poltimore, par. and vil., Devon, 4 miles NE. of
Exeter, 1710 ac., pop. 288; P.O.; near the vil. is
more Park,
seat of Lord Poltimore.

Polton, vil. with ry. sta., Lasswade par., Edinburgh-
shire, on river North Esk, 1% mile SAV. of Lasswade;
P.O.; has papermills;
Polton House, seat, is in vicinity.

Poltonkall (and Dalhousie Colliery), vil., Cockpen
par., Edinburghshire, 1% mile S. of Lasswade, pop. 595.

Polwarth, par. and vil., mid. Berwickshire—par.,
3000 ac., pop. 227 ; vil., 1 mile N. of Marchmont ry.
sta. and 4 miles SAV. of Duns ; gives the title of baron
(1690) to the family of Hepburn-Scott.

Polwhele, seat, 2 miles NE. of Truro, Cornwall.

Polzeath, hamlet, 3% m. SW. of Padstow, Cornwall.

Poinathorn, sta. (for Penicuik) on the Peebles Ry.,
Lasswade par., Edinburghshire, 2% miles N. of Lead-
burn sta. and 15 miles S. of Edinburgh.

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

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