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Cockerington, South, par., N. Lincolnshire, 3 miles
NE. of Louth, 1880 ac., pop. 214.

Cockermouth, town and township, Brigham par.,
Cumberland, at confluence of the Cocker and Derwent,
25 miles SW. of Carlisle by rail and 302 miles NW. of
London, 2425 ac., pop. 5353 ; 2 Banks, 1 newspaper.
Monday and Saturday; has considerable
trade, and mfrs. of linens and woollens, hats, hosiery,
and paper. In the neighbourhood are extensive coal
mines. C. is a place of considerable antiquity. Its
castle, dismantled by the Parliamentarians in 1648, and
now a ruin, was built soon after the Conquest. Cocker-
mouth returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

Cockermouth Hivision, pari. div. of Cumberland,
pop. 50,413.

Cockersaml Abbey, par., N. Lancash., at mouth of the
Cocker, 64 m. SAY. of Lancaster, 346 ac., pop. 36. Of the
Abbey (1190) only the octagonal chapter-house remains.

Cockerton, township, Darlington par., S. Durham,
on affluent of river Skerne, NW. of and partly in Dar-
lington mun. bor., 1808 ac., pop. 2778; p.o.

Cockett, vil. with ry. sta., in par. and 1 mile from
Swansea, Glamorgan.

Cockey, hamlet, 24 m. SYY. of Bury, SE. Lancashire.

Cockfiehl.—par. and township with ry. sta., S. Dur-
ham, 7 miles NE. of Barnard Castle—par., 4491 ac.,
pop. 2085; township, 1765 ac., pop. 1205; P.O.; has
coal mines.—2. Cockfield, par. andry. sta., W. Suffolk,
on river Brett, 7 miles SE. of Bury St Edmunds, 3626
ac., pop. 931; P.O.; contains Cockfield Hall.

Cockfosters, hamlet, Middlesex, on border of co., 1
mile NE. of Barnet ry. sta. ; P.O.

Cockglade, seat, 3 miles W. of Ollerton, N. Notts.

Cockkampstead, ham., 2 m. from Braughing, Herts.

Cockbedge, school, Warrington dist., Lancashire.

Cockhlll.—hamlet, Castle Cary par., mid. Somerset.
—2. Cockhlll, hamlet, Monkton Moor par., North-
Riding Yorkshire, 64 miles NW. of York.

Cocking, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Sussex, 24
miles S. of Midhurst, 2598 ac., pop. 574.

Cockington, par., E. Devon, 2 miles AY. of Torquay,
1209 ac., pop. 358 ; contains Cockington Court.

Coeklake, hamlet, 3 miles S. of Axbridge, Somerset.

Cocklaw, township, Lee St John par., S. Northum-
berland, 44 miles N. of Hexham, 3764 ac., pop. 180.

Cocklaw, farm with remains of ancient circular
camp, Walston par., Lanarkshire.

Cocklaw Castle, remains, Cavers par., Roxburgh.

Cockle, rivulet, NE. Linlithgowshire, running to
Firth of Forth.

Cockle Gat, N. entrance to Yarmouth Roads, Nor-
folk ; is 1 mile wide, and has from 5 to 10 fathoms of
water; at E. side of entrance is a light-vessel, with
revolving light (Cockle) seen 10 miles.

Cockle Park, township, Bothal par., N. Northum-
berland, 3 miles N. of Morpeth, 1407 ac., pop. 50.

Cockle Shoal, shoal, off Caistor, N. Norfolk, 3 miles
N. of Yarmouth; Barber and Cockle Shoals divide
Hemesby Gat from Cockle Gat.

Cocklerne, or Cuckold-Le-Rol, hill, in co. and 2
miles SAY. of Linlithgow, alt. 912 ft.

Cockley Beck, affluent of river Duddon, S. Cumber-
land, at head of Seathwaite.

Cocklcy-Cley, par. and seat, W. Norfolk, 4 miles
SAY. of Swaffham ry. sta., 4312 ac., pop. 207; P.O.

Cockpen, par. and vil., in E. of co. and 74 miles SE.
of Edinburgh, 2950 ac., pop. 4544; has coal mines.

Cockpool, remnant of old fortalice, Ruthwell par.,
SAY. Dumfriesshire, 14 mile SAY. of Comlongan Castle.

Cocks Tor, hill, S. Devon, 4 miles E. of Tavistock,
alt. 1472 ft.

Cockshot. — eminence, W. Cumberland, near Kes-
wick; commands fine view of Derwent Water.—2.
Cockshot, eminence, mid. Surrey, in vicinity of Reigate.

Cockshutt, eccl. dist. (St Simon) and hamlet with
school, Ellesmere par., N. Shropshire, pop. 651. The
hamlet is 4 miles SE. of Ellesmere ry. sta.; P.O.

Cockthorpe.—par., N. Norfolk, near coast, 4 miles
SE. of AYells ry. sta., 514 ac., pop. 80; birthplace of Sir
Christopher Mengs, Sir John Narborough, and Sir
Cloudesley Shovel (1650-1707), famous old admirals.—
2. Cockthorpe, hamlet, Ducklington par., W. Oxford-
shire. on river Windrush, 2 miles S. of Witney.

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

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