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Chevin, The, hill range, near Otley, E. div. AYest-
Riding Yorkshire, alt. 925 ft.

Chevin Honse, seat, 4 mile SAY. of Belper ry. sta.,
S. Derbyshire.

Chevington, par., W. Suffolk; 5 miles SAY. of Bury
St Edmunds, 2429 ac., pop. 556; P.O.

Chevington, East and West, 2 townships, with ry.
sta. (C. Junction), Warkworth par., N. Northumber-
land, 9 miles NE. of Morpeth; C. East, 2240 ac., pop.
1511; C. West, 1859 ac., pop. 503.

Cheviot Hills, mountain range, extending about 35
miles along the border of England and Scotland, and
reaching in Cheviot Hill, 6 miles SW. of Wooler, an
alt. of 2676 ft. The next highest peaks are—Cairn Hill,
2545 ft. ; Hedgehope Hill, 2348; Cushat Law, 2020;
Carter Fell, 1815 ; Peel Fell, 1975; and Bloodybush
Edge, 2001. The hills are generally conical in shape;
the prevailing rock is porphyritic trap; the surface
is for the most part smooth and covered with a rich
sward, affording excellent pasturage, on which the
famous breed of sheep called Cheviots is reared.
Several streams, such as the Coquet, Kale, Liddel, and
Tyne, rise in the pastoral recesses of the hills.

Chevithome, hamlet, in par. and 2 miles NE. of
Tiverton, N. Devon.

Chew, hundred,,E. Somerset, 15,182 ac., pop. 5654;
contains 8 pars.

Chew Green Camp, Roman sta., N. Northumber-
land, under the Cheviots, near head of river Coquet;
a road ran hence to Rochester on AYatling Street.

Chew Magna, par. and vil., E. Somerset, 7 miles
SAY. of Bristol, 5006 ac., pop. 1643; P.O., T.o.

Chew Stoke, par., E. Somerset, 8 miles SAY. of
Bristol, 2092 ac., pop. 696; P.O.

Chewton. — or Clinton, tithing, Milton par., S.
Hants, 34 miles E. of Christchurch. — 2. Chewton,
hundred, E. Somerset, 32,158 ac., pop. 12,096; con-
tains 14 pars.

Chewton Keynskam, hamlet, in par. and 1 mile N.
of Keynsham, E. Somerset.

Chewton Mendip, par., township, and vil., mid.
Somerset, at base of Mendip Hills, 54 m. NE. of AVells—
par., 6514ac., pop. 817; township, 5809ac., pop. 753; P.O.

Chewton Place, seat, 14 mile SE. of Keynsham, E.

Chicheley, par., N. Bucks, on affluent of river Ouse,
24 miles NE. of Newport Pagnell, 2071 ac., pop. 181;
contains Chicheley HaU.

Chichester.—rape,W. Sussex, 150,030ac., pop. 44,967;
contains 7 hundreds and 2 liberties.—2. Chichester,
mun. bor. and city, Sussex, 14 mile NE. of head of
Chichester harbour, 28 miles AY. of Brighton and 66
miles SW. of London by rail, 772 ac., pop. 8114; 3
Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-days,
Wednesday and
Saturday. C. is a city of remote antiquity, pleasantly
situated close to the South Devon Hills. In the days of
the Romans it was called
Regnum, and was the head-
quarters of Vespasian. The materials used in the con-
struction of the walls during the reigns of Edward III.,
Richard II., and Henry VI. were taken from the ancient
Roman wall; about 14 mile of the walls still exists,
forming a promenade. The Cathedral (founded 1078) is
a splendid Gothic structure, and contains some beautiful
examples of sculpture and portraiture, as well as some
very curious monuments. The trade of C. is chiefly in
coal, timber, corn, flour, and malt, and there are ex-
tensive corn and cattle markets. Chichester returned
1 member to Parliament until 1885.

Cliichcstcr (or South-Western) Division, pari,
div. of Sussex, pop. 52,075.

Chichester Harbour, sea inlet, on coast of Sussex,
on border of Hants ; is navigable to head of NE. branch,
but the entrance is narrow and obstructed by a bar.

Chicken Head, S. point of Eye pen., E. Lewis
island, Ross-shire, 6 miles SE. of Stornoway, alt. 211
ft.; £ mile SW. of Head is Chicken Roek.

Chicken Rock, off SW. coast of Isle of Man, 2
miles S. of Calf of Man; has lighthouse, with revolv-
ing light seen 16 miles.

Ckickcnley Heath, sta. on Great Northern Ry.,
West-Riding Yorkshire, 1 mile W. of Ossett.

Chickerell, West, par., S. Dorset, onE. Fleet Chan-
nel, 3 m. NW. of Weymouth, 1576 ac., pop. 819; P.O.

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