Coker, West, par., mid. Somerset, 3 miles SAY. of
Yeovil, 1299 ac., pop. 957 ; P.O.
Cokethorpe, hamlet, Oxford. See Cockthorpe.
Colan, par., E. Cornwall, 34 miles SAY. of St Columb
Major, 2049 ac., pop. 243.
Colaton Raleigh, par. and vil., E. Devon, 3 miles
AY. of Sidmouth, 3757 ac., pop. 751; P.O.
Colhost, hamlet, Duirinish par., Skye island, Inver-
ness-shire, 2 miles NAY. of Dunvegan.
Colbourn, township, Catterick par., North-Riding
Yorkshire, 2| m. SE. of Richmond, 1357 ac., pop. 102.
Colbren Junction, ry. sta., 10 miles NE. of Neath,
Colbury, school, Eling par., S. Hants, 4 miles AY. of
Colby.—vil. with ry. sta., Arbory par., Isle of Man,
3 miles NAY. of Castletown; P.O.—2. Colby, par., N.
Norfolk, 16 miles N. of Norwich, 1115 ac., pop. 241.—
3, Colby, hamlet, Appleby St Lawrence par., N. AYest-
morland, on river Eden, 14 mile AY. of Appleby.
Colcats, hamlet, 2 miles N. of Steyning, AAr. Sussex.
Colchester, div. of Lexden hundred, E. Essex, 31,574
ac., pop. 12,227; contains 13 pars.—2. Colchester,
pari, and mun. bor., market town, and river port, E.
Essex, on S. bank of river Colne, 52 miles NE. of London
by rail, 11,314 ac., pop. 28,374 ; 4 Banks, 7 newspapers.
Market-day, Saturday. C. is of great antiquity. It
was the Camalodunum of the Romans ; the Colneceaster
of the Saxons; and a favourite stronghold of the Danes.
The Roman'walls remain almost entire, and Roman
remains, including villas, with tesselated pavements,
hypocausts, and baths, Samian pottery, and coins, have
been found in the greatest profusion. The castle (12th
century) is the largest Norman keep in England. C. is
the centre of a large agricultural district, and has ex-
tensive corn and cattle markets. Corn, malt, and
oysters are exported from its port and suburb, Hythe,
15 miles from the sea. (For shipping statistics, see
Appendix.) The oyster fishery, however, is not so ex-
tensive as it once was. The baize mfr. has also declined,
and is superseded by silk, more especially the kind em-
ployed for umbrellas. Among the minor industrial
establishments are flour-mills, engineering works, rope-
yards, and lime-kilns. C. returns 1 member to Pari.
Colcoats, hamlet, AYhalley par., NE. Lancashire, 3
miles SAY. of Clitheroe.
Cold, hamlet, Ilsington par., S. Devon.
Cold Ask, eccl. dist. (St Mark), Thatcham par.,
! Berks, pop. 752 ; P.O., 3 miles from Thatcham sta.
Cold Asbby, par., in co. and 12 miles NAY. of North-
ampton, 1940 ac., pop. 339; P.O.
Cold Ashton, par., AAr. Gloucestershire, 5 miles N.
of Bath, 2289 ac., pop. 388.
Cold Brayfield, par., N. Bucks, on river Ouse, 24
miles E. of Olney, 744 ac., pop. 85.
Cold Coniston, 6 miles NAY. of Skipton, AYest-
Riding Yorkshire ; P.O. See Coniston-Cold.
Cold Fell, eminence, E. Cumberland, on border of
co., 12 miles E. of Carlisle, alt. 2039 ft.
Cold Hanwortb, par., in co. and 8 miles NE. of
Lincoln, 707 ac., pop. 89.
Cold Harbour, eccl. dist. and hamlet with school,
Capel, Dorking, Ockley, and AYotton pars., AY. Surrey,
pop. 539; the hamlet is 44 miles SAY. of Dorking; P.O.;
in dist. is Cold Harbour Hill.
Cold Hatton, place, Ercall Magna par., N. Shrop-
shire, 64 miles NAY. of AYellington.
Cold Henley, tithing, in par. and 3 miles NE. of
AVhitchurch, N. Hants.
Cold Hiendley, hamlet, Felkirk par., E. div. AYest-
Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles SE. of AYakefield.
I Cold Hlgbam, par., S. Northamptonshire, 4 miles
j NAY. of Towcester, 1660 ac., pop. 359.
i Cold Kirby, par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 7 miles
NE. of Thirsk ry. sta., 1617 ac., pop. 164.
Cold Newton, township, Lowesby par., in co. and
8 miles NE. of Leicester, pop. 185.
i Cold Norton,—par., AY. Essex, 5 miles S. of Chelms-
! ford, 1692 ac., pop. 185.'—2. Cold Norton, hamlet, in
par. and 2 miles NE. of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.
—3, Cold Norton, township, Chebsey par., AY. Stafford-
shire, 2 miles SAY. of Stone, 1319 ac., pop. 36.
Cold Overton, par., N. Leicestershire, 7 miles SE.
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