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Blackntb Head, promontory, SE. co Down.

Black Notlcy, par. and vil., Braintree dist., Essex.
Notley, Black.

Black Park, township, in par. and 2 miles NE. of
AVhitchurch, N. Shropshire.

Blackpill, ry. sta., 011 the coast of Glamorgan, 2
miles N. of Mumbles; P.O.

Blackpool.—mun. bor. and seaport town, N. Lanca-
shire, 174 miles NAY. of Preston and 227 miles from
London by rail, 2952 ac., pop. 14,229 ; 3 Banks, 4 news-
papers ; is a much-frequented watering-place, possess-
ing fine sands, 2 handsome piers with large concert
pavilion, aquarium, and pleasure gardens. B. was
created a mun. bor. in 1876. — 2. Blackpool, vil.,
on bay of same name, S. Devon, 3 miles SAY. of

Blackpool Division, pari. div. of N. Lancashire,
pop. 56,055.

Blackrake, hamlet, Coverham par., North-Riding
Yorkshire, 7 miles SAY. of Middleham.

Blackrath, par., in co. and 3 miles NE. of Kilkenny,
1758 ac., pop. 308.

Blackridge, vil., Torphichen par., SAY. Linlithgow-
shire, 54 miles AY. of Bathgate ; P.O.

Blackrock.—ferry, on river Severn, Monmouthshire,
4 miles SAY. of Chepstow, 2£ miles wide at full tide.—
2. Blackrock, 2 miles from Brynmawr, near SE.
border of Brecknockshire ; P.O.

Blackrock. — township, Monkstown par., S. co.
Dublin, 4 miles SE. of Dublin by rail, on Dublin Bay,
1084 ac., pop. 8902; P.O., T.O. — 2. Blackrock, vil.
with ry. sta., St Finbar’s par., in co. and 3 miles E. of
Cork, on river Lee, pop. 707 ; P.O., T.O. It is situated
amid beautiful scenery.—3. Blackrock, vil., 5 miles
SE. of Dundalk, E. coast of co. Louth, pop. 232; P.O.,
T.O.—4. Blackrock, rock with lighthouse, on S. side
of entrance to harb., Sligo Bay, N. co. Sligo ; has fixed
light (Sligo Bay) seen 13 miles.—5. Blackrock, rocky
islet, SE. co. Wexford, 24 miles AY. of Carnsore Point.

Black Bock Castle, lighthouse, Cork harb.; has
fixed light seen 3 miles.

Black Rocks, or Stonnis, high gritstone rock, above
Cromford Moor, Derbyshire, between Matlock and
AVirksworth; affords an extensive view.

Black Rocks, cluster of rocky islets, off coast of bar.
Erris, NAY. co. Mayo, 6 miles NW. of Achill Head,
pop. 15; have lighthouse with flashing light (Black
Rock), 283 ft. above high water, and visible 22 miles.

Blackrod, township and vil. with ry. sta., Bolton-le-
Moors par., N. Lancashire, 5 miles SE. of Chorley by
rail, 2388 ac., pop. 4234 ; P.O., T.O. Cotton spinning
and coal mining are carried on.

Black Sail, path, from AVastdale Head to head of
Ennerdale, AY. Cumberland.

Blacksboat, sta. on Strathspey Ry., E. Elginshire,
84 miles SAY. of Aberlour ; P.O.

Blacksbaw, vil., in co. and 8 miles SE. of Dumfries.

Blacksltiels, hamlet, in detached part of Humbie par.,
SAY. Haddingtonsh., 15 m. SE. of Edinburgh; P.O., T.o.

Blacksiile End, hill, between Sorn and Muir kirk
pars,, E. Ayrshire, 64 miles NE. of Mauchline, 1342 ft.

Blackskull, 5 miles from Dromore, co. Down; p. o.

Blacksladc, hamlet, AVidecome-in-the-Moor par., S.
Devon, near Newton Abbot.

Blacksmill, hamlet and hill, Berwickshire, 24 miles
SE. of Longformacus vil.

Blacksnape, place with school, in par. and 1 mile
from the town of Over Darwen, Lancashire.

Blacksod Bay, bar. Erris, NW, co. Mayo, about 10
miles long and 6 miles in extreme breadth; has light-
house 011 Termon Pier, just within Blacksod Point,
with fixed light (Blacksod Point) seen 10 miles.

Black Spout, picturesque cascade on Edradour Burn,
Perthshire. 14 mile E. of Pitlochry; has leap of 120 ft.

Blackstairs, mountain range along borders of cos.
Carlow and Wexford, about 13 miles long; chief sum-
mit, Mount Leinster, 2610 ft. high.

Blackstakes, roadstead, in river Medway, mid.
Kent, above Sheerness.

Blackston, hamlet and ry. junc., Muiravonside par.,
SE. Stirlingshire, 11 miles from Falkirk by rail.

Blackstonc, hamlet, on river Severn, 2 miles below
Bewdley, AV. AVorcestershire.

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

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