Bredon, par. and township with ry. sta., E. "Wor-
cestershire, on river Avon, 34 miles NE. of Tewkesbury
—par., 5818 ac., pop. 1473; township, 3140 ac., pop.
1092 ; P.O. The church is one of the best specimens in
England of the Middle-Pointed style.
Bredons Norton, 2 miles from Eckington, E. AYor-
Bredwardine, par. and vil., W. Herefordshire, on
river Wye, 74 m. NE. of Hay, 2245 ac., pop. 337; P.O.
Bredy, rivulet, W. Dorset, flowing 7 miles AY. to
Lyme Bay at Bridport.
Brcdy. See Littlebredy and Longbredy.
Bree, vil., 4 m. S. of Enniscorthy, co. Wexford; P.O.
Brcedon, township, Breedon on the Hill par., N.
Leicestershire, 3010 ac., pop. 717 ; P.O.
Breedon on the Hill, par., N. Leicestershire, 5
miles NE. of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, 6410 ac., pop. 1924.
Breen, seat and place with school, Armoy par., N.
Brcenagh, 10 m. from Letterkenny, co. Donegal; P.O.
Brceogue, rivulet, flowing into Lough Gara, co.
Bregoge, par., N. co. Cork, near Buttevant, 1332
ac., pop. 122.
Brchar. See Bryher.
Brehou, islet, off W. side of Sark, Channel Islands.
Breich.—sta. on Caledonian Ry., in co. and 20 miles
SW. of Edinburgh.—2. Breich, rivnlet; rising within
Lanarkshire, it flows 11 miles NE. along boundary
between Linlithgowshire and Edinburghshire to the
Almond 2 miles E. of Blackburn.
Breiddon Hill, eminence, on E. border of Mont-
gomeryshire, 64 miles NE. of Welshpool; crowned with
Breightmet, township, Bolton-le-Moors par., SE.
Lancashire, 2 m. E. of Bolton, 873 ac., pop. 1525; P.O.
Breighton-cum-Gimiby, township, Bubwith par.,
East-Riding Yorkshire, on river Derwent, 4 miles NAY.
of Howden, 1753 ac., pop. 181.
Breinton, par., on river AYye, in co. and 2 miles
SW. of Hereford, 1629 ac., pop. 465.
Brcinhill, par. and vil., N. AYilts, 4 miles NE. of
Chippenham, 5920 ac., pop. 1163; P.O.; was the living
of the poet Bowles, who died here in 1850.
Brcuiilham, par., N. Wilts, on river Avon, 2 miles
SAY. of Malmesbury, 458 ac., pop. 25.
Brenahcgleish, hill, Latheron par., S. Caithness-
shire, 3 miles N. of Ord of Caithness, alt. 1387 ft.
Brcnchley, par. and vil., mid. Kent, 7 miles NE. of
Tunbridge Wells, 7804 ac. (27 water), pop. 3605; P.O., T.O.
Brenchley and Morsemorden, hundred, Aylesford
lathe, mid. Kent, 16,877 ac., pop. 5767; contains 2 pars,
and part of another.
Brenchburne. See Brinkburn.
Brendon, par., N. Devon, near the coast, 17 miles
NE. of Barnstaple, 6733 ac., pop. 245; P.O.; contains
the picturesque valley of Brendon.
Brendon Bills, hill range, AY. Somerset, 6 miles S.
of AYatchet. Elworthy Barrows, a summit at E. point
of range, is 1290 ft. high.
Brenlster, vil., 4 miles from Lerwick, Shetland.
Brcnkley, township, Dinnington par., S. Northumb.,
7 miles NW. of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 925 ac., pop. 45.
Brenning, affl. of r. Teifi, Cardigansh., near Tregaron.
Brenson, hamlet, in par. and 14 mile S. of New-
church, Isle of Wight, Hants.
Brent, affluent of river Thames, Herts and Middle-
sex, rising near Chipping Barnet (Herts), and flowing
SAY. to Thames at Brentford; 20 miles long.
Brent, East, par. and vil., mid. Somerset, 6 miles
SAY. of Axbridge, 3037 ac., pop. 709 ; P.O.; the vil. is
near Brent Knoll ry. sta.
Brent Eieigh, par., W. Suffolk, 7 miles NE. of Sud-
bury, 1617 ac., pop. 229; P.O.
Brentford, market town, S. Middlesex, 104 miles
AY. of London by rail, at influx of river Brent to the
Thames, pop. 11,810; P.O., T.O., 3Banks. Market-day,
Tuesday ; is divided by river Brent into two parts, Old
and New B.; has gin-distilleries, brewery, malt-kilns,
soap works, &c. Brentford is a very ancient place, and
was the scene of a Danish defeat (1016) and of a Royal-
ist victory (1642). It is the co. town of Middlesex,
being the place where the elections are held.
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