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Sewerby, township and vil., Bridlington par., East-
Riding Yorkshire—township (Sewerby with Martin),
2116 ac., pop. 547; vil., on the coast, 2g miles NE. of
Bridlington ; P.O.; in vicinity is Sewerby House, seat.

Sewers Bud, hamlet, 2 miles E. of Saffron Walden,
Essex; P.O. .

Sewstern, township, Buckminster par., Leicester-
shire, 5 miles NE. of Saxby ry. sta., pop. 201.

Sexhow, township and ry. sta., Rudby in Cleveland
par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 1 mile SW. of Stokesley,
528 ac., pop. 34.

Seymour Tower, rock, off SE. coast of Jersey,
Channel Islands, 3g miles SE. of Grouville.

Seyjnour’s Court, 1 mile NW. of Marlow, Bucks;
is said to have been the birthplace of Jane Seymour,
third Queen of Henry VIII.

Sezincote (or Seasoncote), par., Gloucestershire,
1413 ac., pop. 51; contains Sezincote Park, seat,
miles SAY. of Moreton in the Marsh.

Sgurr.* See also Scuir.

Sgurr Mhor, hill, in N. of Skye island, Inverness-
shire, alt. 1460 ft.

Sgurr na Banachdich, summit of the Cuillin Hills,
Skye island, Inverness-shire, alt. 3167 ft.

Sgurr na Lapaich, mountain, Kilmorack par.,
Inverness-shire, 3 miles S. of Loch Monar, alt. 3773 ft.

Sgurr nan Gillean, summit of the Cuillin Hills,
Skye island, Inverness-shire, alt. 3167 ft.

Shabbington, par. and vil., Bucks, on river Thames,
2 miles AY. of Thame, 2152 ac., pop. 351.

Shabdcn Park, seat, 4 miles N. of Reigate, Surrey.

Shackerley. See Tyldesley with Shackerley.

Shackerstone, par. and township with ry. sta.
(Shackerstone Junction), Leicestershire, 3 miles NAY. of
Market Bosworth—par., 2653 ac., pop. 480; township,
1920 ac., pop. 288.

Shackleford.—eccl. dist. and vil., Godalming par.,
Surrey—dist., pop. 446 ; vil., 3 miles NW. of God-
alming; P.O.—2. Shackleford, hamlet, Woking par.,
Surrey, 5 miles NE. of Guildford.

Sliaddenden Lodge, seat, 3| miles SW. of Ashford,

Shadforth, eccl. dist. and township, Pittington par.,
Durham—dist., pop. 3176; township, 5 miles SE. of
Durham, 2906 ac., pop. 1677.

Sbadingfield, par. and vil., Suffolk, 5 miles NE. of
Halesworth, 1369 ac., pop. 164; P.O.; near the vil. is
Sbadingfield Hall, seat.

Shadoxhnrst, par. and vil., Kent, 4 miles SAY. of
Ashford, 1972 ac., pop. 192 ; P.O.

Shadwell.—par. and ry. sta., Middlesex, on river
Thames, within the parl. bor. of Tower Hamlets, 68
ac., pop. 8170; the sta. is 1| mile E. of Fenchurch
Street Station, London.—2. Shadwell, hamlet, Rush-
ford par., Norfolk, on river Brandon, 3 miles E. of
Thetford; in vicinity is Shadwell Lodge, seat.—3.
Shadwell, township and vil., Thorner par., E. div.
AVest-Riding Yorkshire—township, 1499 ac., pop. 1101;
vil., 5 miles NE. of Leeds ; P.O.

Shadyconibe, hamlet, Malborough par., Devon, 3
miles SAA7. of Kingsbridge.

Shacn, seat, 3b miles NE. of Maryborough, N.
Queen’s co.

Shaftesbury (or Shastou), mun. bor. and market
town, in N. of Dorset, 3
b miles SAA7. of Semley ry. sta
28 miles NE. of Dorchester, and 101 from London, 179
ac., pop. 2312 ; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Shaftesbury is a
very ancient place, either built or rebuilt by King
Alfred, from whom it acquired a great Benedictine
nunnery, which received the remains of Edward the
Martyr, and was the place where King Canute died.
It is a purely agricultural town. It was a borough by
prescription, first chartered by Elizabeth. It returned
2 members to Parliament from the time of Edward I.
until 1832, and 1 member from 1832 until 1885. The
parliamentary limits extended into AYilts.

Shaftesbury ltoad, ry. sta., Hammersmith, London,
5 miles W. of AVestminster Bridge Station.

Shafthiil, ry. sta., Northumberland, 4 miles S. of

Shaftoe, East and West, 2 townships, Hartburn

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

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