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Sionnitlls, vil. with ry. sta., 3 miles S. of Strabane,
W. co. Tyrone ; P.O., T.O.; has a large flax mill.

Sipson, hamlet, 4 m. SW. of Southall sta., Middlesex.

Sipthorpc Place, hamlet, East Markham par.,
Noous, 3 miles W. of Tuxford.

Sirliowy.—river, Brecknockshire and Monmouth-
shire ; rises on Mynydd Llangunider, Brecknock, and
flows 18 miles SE. to the Ebbw near Risca, Monmouth;
its vale is rich in coal and iron, and contains many
works.—2. Sirliowy, vil. with ry. sta., on river Sir-
howy, SE. border of Brecknockshire, f mile N. of Trede-
gar ; P.O.; has large ironworks.

Sisland, par., Norfolk, 6 miles N. of Bungay, 466
ac., pop. 71.

Slssingliurst, eccl. dist. and vil., Crambrook par.,
Kent—dist., pop. 1163 ; vil., 2 miles NE. of Crambrook ;
P.O.; in vicinity are Sissinghurst Place, seat, and the
ruins of Sissinghurst Castle (Edward YI.).

Alston, par. and vil., Gloucestershire, 6 miles NE. of
Bristol, 1833 ac., pop. 1018 ; has mfrs. of bricks.

Sithney, par. and vil., Cornwall—par. (containing
Porthleven), 5826 ac., pop. 3330; the vil. is 2 miles
NW. of Helston.

Sittaford Tor, eminence, Dartmoor, Devon, 6 miles
SW. of Chagford.

Sittenham, vil., Sheriff Hutton par., North-Riding
Yorkshire, 7 miles SW. of Malton; Sir John Gower
(1320-1402), poet, and friend of Chaucer, was a

Sittingbourne, market town, seaport, and par. with
ry. sta., Kent, on Milton Creek, a navigable branch of
the Swale, 16 miles NW. of Canterbury and 45 miles
SE. of London, 1004 ac.,pop. 7857 ; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks,
2 newspapers. Market-day,
Friday. Sittingbourne is
a place of great antiquity, and was a famous place of
call for pilgrims to Canterbury. It has a weekly corn-
market, markets for cattle twice a month, and half-
yearly fairs. Oyster dredging is carried on; coal is
imported, and bricks and corn exported.

Six Ashes, vil., Staffordshire, on border of co., 6
miles SE. of Bridgnorth ; P.O.

Six Mile Bottom, vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 7
miles E. of Cambridge ; P.O., T.O.

Six Mile Bridge, vil., Longbenton par., Northumber-
land, 6 miles N. of Newcastle on Tyne.

Sixhllls.—par., Lincolnshire, 4 miles SE. of Market
Rasen, 1962 ac., pop. 175.—2. Slxhills, place with
antiquities, Dalby on the Wolds par., Leicestershire, 7
miles NW. of Melton Mowbray.

Slxinilehridge, vil. with ry. sta., Kilfinaghta par.,

S. co. Clare, on river Owenogarney, 12 miles SE. of
Ennis and 13 miles NW. of Limerick, pop. 446; p.o.

Sixmilecross, vil. with ry. sta., Termonmaguirk
par., mid. co. Tyrone, 8 miles SE. of Omagh, pop. 373;
P.O., T.O. Market-day,

Sixmilewater, rivulet, co. Antrim; rises near Larne,
and flows 18 miles SW. to Lough Neagh.

Sixpenny Handley, hundred, in E. of Dorset, 20,150
ac., pop. 4086 ; contains 9 pars.

Sixtowns, 5 miles SW. of Draperstown, S. co. Lon-
donderry ; P.O.

Sizergli Hall, old mansion, Heversham par., West-
morland, 3% miles S. of Kendal.

Sizewell, coast hamlet, Leiston par., Suffolk, 6 miles
E. of Saxmundham; Sizewell Bank, shoal, is 6 miles
long and £ mile broad.

Ska . See also Sca .

Skarweather Sand, shoal, outside Swansea Bay,
Glamorgan, 3 miles W. of Porthcawl; is 5 miles long
by 2 broad, and partly dry at low water.

Skate Boad, anchorage, inside Holy Island, North-

Skateraw, vil., Innerwick par., Haddingtonshire, 4
miles SE. of Dunbar.

Skaterow, fishing vil., Fetteresso par., Kincardine-
shire, near Newtonhill ry. sta. and 6 miles NE. of
Stonehaven, pop. 375.

Skea, hill, 3 miles SW. of Bandon, S. co. Cork.

Skeabost, hamlet, Snizort par., Skye island, Inver-
ness-shire, on Loch Snizort, 8 m. NW. of Portree ; P.O.

Skeagh, hill, 10 miles W. of Mullingar, W. co. West-
meath, alt. 426 ft.

Skeani, East and West, 2 islands, Aghadown par.,


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