Forest, 5¼ miles NE. of Nottingham and 126 miles
N. of London by rail—par., 4670 ac., pop. 5745; town,
pop. 5745; P.O., T.O. The town has lace and stocking
mfrs., and was the birthplace of Richard Bonington
(1801-1828), the landscape painter.—2. Arnold, town-
ship, Swine and Long Riston pars., East-Riding Yorksh.,
7 miles E. of Beverley, 1680 ac.; this land is said to be
common to the townships of Swine, Riston, and Rise.
Arnot Tower, seat, Kinross-sh., 2f m. W. of Leslie.
Arnprior, vil. and estate, in par. and 2¼ mile W. of
Kippen vil., S. Perthshire.
Arnshecn, quoad sacra par. and hamlet, Ayrshire,
12 miles S. of Girvan, pop. 1059 ; post-town, Girvan.
Arnside, coast vil. with ry. sta., Beetham par., SW.
Westmorland, 4¼ miles W. of Burton-in-Kendal; P.O.
It is a sub-port to Lancaster. Arnside Knot, an
eminence with the ruins of Arnside Tower, is in vicinity.
Arntully, vil., Kinclaven par., E. Perthshire, l¾mile
NW. of Stanley junction.
Arnwood, tithing, Hordle par., S. Hants, 2 miles
NW. of Lymington.
Aros, vil. and seat, on NE. coast of Mull island,
Argyllshire, 9 miles SE. of Tobermory; P.O., T.o. Near
it is Aros Castle, ruined rock-built fortress of the
Lords of the Isles. A rivulet, called Aros Water, issues
from Loch Frisa, and falls into the Sound of Mull close
to the castle.
Arpafeelie, place, in Black Isle dist. of Ross-shire,
6 miles E. of Muir of Ord.
Arra.—affluent of river Deel, W. co. Limerick.—
2. Arra, affluent of the Aherlow, bar. Clanwilliam, co.
Tipperary.—3. Arra Mountains, NW. co. Tipperary,
7 miles W. of Nenagh, alt. 1588 ft.
Arradoul, place with Episcopal chapel and school,
Rathven par., Banffshire.
Arram.—hamlet, Atwick par., East-Riding York-
shire, 3 miles NW. of Hornsey.—2. Arram, hamlet,
Leckonfield par., East-Riding Yorkshire, on river Hull,
3 miles N. of Beverley.
Arran, island, forming part of Buteshire, in Firth of
Clyde, 20 miles long by from 8 miles to 10J miles
broad; area, 165 sq. m. ; pop. 4730. The surface in
the N. and NW. is rugged and mountainous, rising in
Goatfell to 2865 ft. Of the entire area of 105,814 ac.
about 14,431 are cultivated. Cattle and sheep are
reared, and the herring fishery on the coast is consider-
able. The island has two good natural harbours—Lam-
lash Bay on the SE. side and Loch Ranza on the NW.
Brodick Castle, on Brodick Bay, is a seat of the Duke
of Hamilton, to whom most of the island belongs.
Many parts of A. are traditionally connected with
Robert the Bruce. It is celebrated for its interesting
geological and botanical features ; also for its antiqui
ties, consisting mainly of prehistoric circles and Norse
or Danish forts. During the summer the island is a
favourite residence for those in search of health and
recreation, and steamers ply between it and ports on
the Clyde. There are 2 pars., Kilmory and Kilbride.
Arran, Ireland. See Aran.
Arran, Cock of, an isolated hill, forming a familiar
landmark for mariners, on N. coast of Arran, 2¼ miles
E. of mouth of Loch Ranza, alt. 1083 ft.
Arran Lodge, seat, near Bognor, Sussex.
Arranmore, or North Arran, island (4 miles by 3
miles), Templecrone par., W. co. Donegal, area, 4350ac.,
pop. 1163; P.O. The surface is hilly, greatest alt. 745 ft.
The inhabitants are chiefly employed in fishing.
Arras, hamlet, East-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles E. of
Arrathorne, township, North-Riding Yorkshire, 5
miles NE. of Leyburn, 671 ac., pop. 62.
Arreton, par. and vil., Isle of Wight, Hants, 2f miles
SE. of Newport, 9188 ac. and 43 water and foreshore,
pop. 1920; P.O.
Arri . See Ari .
Arrin-a-chruinach, plaoe with public school, Apple-
cross par., Ross-shire.
Arrington, par. and vil., S. Cambridgeshire, 7 miles
NE. of Royston, 1388 ac., pop. 243; P.O., T.o.
Arrochar, par. and vil. with pier, NW. Dumbarton-
shire, at head of Loch Long, 17¼ miles N. of Helens-
burgh, 25,858 ac. (exclusive of 2915¼ water), pop. 517;
P.O., T.o. This place is highly esteemed for its secluded
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