Bartholomew’s Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887) page 23 left column

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Mull, Islay, Jura, Tyree, Coll, Rum, Colonsay, and
many smaller. The arable land constitutes about one-
eighth of the entire area. Slate is extensively quarried
and exported. The fisheries are very important, especi-
ally the herring fishery on Loch Fyne. There are
several large distilleries in Islay and at Campbeltown.
(For agricultural statistics, see Appendix.) Railway
communication extends through Perthshire to Oban, on
the NW. of Argyllshire. The co. comprises the dists. of
Lochiel, Ardgour, Sunart, Ardnamurchan, and Morven
in the NW. detached section; Lorn, Argyll, Cowal,
Knapdale, and Kintyre in the main body; 37 pars.,
parts of 3 other pars., the pari, and police burghs of
Campbeltown, Inveraray, and Oban (part of the Ayr
Burghs), and the police burghs of Dunoon, Lochgilp-
head, and Tobermory. It returns 1 member to Pari.

Arigadcen (or The Silver Stream), rivulet, SE. div.
of co. Cork, flowing 15 miles into Courtmacsherry Bay.

Arigal, mt., bar. Kilmacrenan, co. Donegal, 2462 ft.

Arigna, mineral dist., on border of cos. Roscommon
and Leitrim, in the vale of Arigna rivulet (an affluent
of the Shannon). Coal and iron were formerly worked,
and limestone is abundant.

Arinangour, vil., in Coll island, Argyllshire; has
harb., with a pier and inn.

Arisaig. See Arasaig.

Arity, rivulet, S. Forfarshire, If mile NE. of Glamis
vil., flowing 8 miles NW. to the river Dean.

Ark, affluent of river Swale, North-Riding Yorkshire,
flowing 11 miles SE. to the Swale below Reeth.

Arkaig, loch, 12 miles long, Kilmallie par., W. Inver-
ness-shire, 12 miles NW. of Fort-William.

Arkendale, township, Knaresborough and Farnham
pars., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3J miles NE. of
Knaresborough, 1604 ac., pop. 192; P.O.

Arkcngarth Dale, par., North-Riding Yorkshire, on
river Ark, 2 miles NW. of Reeth, 14,566 ac., pop. 999;
P.O. It contains lead mines.

Arkesden, par., NW. Essex, 5 miles SW. of Saffron-
Walden, 2367 ac., pop. 420.

Arkholme with Cawood, township with ry. sta.,
Melling par., N. Lancashire, on river Lune, 10 miles
NE. of Lancaster, 3016 ac. (82 water), pop. 297; P.O.

Arkindcith, ruined tower, Avoch par., Ross-shire.

Arklc, hamlet, North-Riding Yorkshire, 2 miles
NW. of Reeth.

Arkle, mountain, Eddrachillis par., Sutherlandshire,
4 miles E. of head of Loch Laxford, alt. 2582 ft.

Arklelby, place, W. Cumberland, 1J mile SW. of
Aspatria; P.O.

Arklcside, hamlet, Coverham par., North-Riding
Yorkshire, 6J miles SW. of Middleham.

Arklet, small lake, Buchanan par., Stirlingshire,
f mile from SW. shore of Loch Katrine.

Arkleton, seat, E. Dumfriesshire, 5 miles N. of

Arklow, bar., containing the par. and town of Arklow,
SE. co. Wicklow—bar.,67,280ac.,pop. 15,671; par., 8110
ac., pop. 5213. A. is a township and seaport situated at
the mouth of the river Ovoca 49 miles S. by E. from
Dublin by rail, is the shipping port for the copper and
lead mines in the vale of the Ovoca, and is the chief
seat of the Wicklow herring and oyster fisheries, which
are largely carried on at Arklow Bank, an extensive
shoal off the coast; 1572 ac., pop. 4777; P.O., T.o., 1
Bank. Market-day,
Thursday. Its ancient fortress was
captured and destroyed by Cromwell in 1649, and here
in 1798 a large body of insurgents suffered defeat from
the Royalists. Shelton Abbey, seat of the Earl of
Wicklow, is in the vicinity.

Arksey, par. with ry. sta., S. div. West-Riding York-
shire, on river Don, 2 miles N. of Doncaster, 5133 ac.,
pop. 1484.

Arlary, seat, Orwell par., Kinross-shire, 1J mile
NE. of Milnathort.

Arlc.—tithing, Cheltenham par., mid. Gloucester-
shire; P.O.—2. Arlc, affluent of river Itchen, N. Hants.

Arlc-llury, seat, Hants; post-town, Alresford.

Arlecdon, par. with ry. sta., W. Cumberland, 5J
miles NE. of Whitehaven, 5556 ac., pop. 6651; P.O.

Arlcen. See Arddleen.

Arlescote, hamlet and manor, Warmington par., S.
Warwicksh., near Nadbury camp, 4J m. SE. of Kington.

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