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45 W. of Chester, and 224 NW. of London—bor., 3312
ac., pop. 3254; par., 1505 ac. land and 932 water, pop.
2381; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day,
Friday; is
enclosed by a lofty wall, of triangular form and
Saracenic style, 1 mile in circumference, fenced by
21 round towers, and entered by 3 principal gateways.
In the SE. corner are the remains of the magnificent
cattle, built in 1284 by Edward I., to secure his posses-
sion of North Wales. The other objects of interest are
the suspension bridge, constructed by Telford in 1826,
and the tubular bridge, constructed by Stephenson in
1848. There is some coasting trade, principally in
slates, and a little shipbuilding; but the town owes its
reeent prosperity chiefly to its attractions as a summer
resort. C. unites with Carnarvon, Bangor, Criccieth,
Nevin, and Pwllheli in returning 1 member to Par-
liament.—2. Conway, river, N. Wales; issues from
Lake Conway, in the mountainous dist. where the cos.
of Merioneth, Denbigh, and Carnarvon meet, and flows
NE., NW., and N., forming the boundary between
Denbigh and Carnarvon, to Beaumaris Bay; is 30
miles long, and is navigable 10 miles above its mouth
for ships of 100 tons. Its upper part abounds in trout;
pearl-mussels are found at its mouth. It waters the
Y*le of Conway, one of the most celebrated portions
of Wales, bold and romantic in the higher part above
Iianrwst, and in the lower part rich and beautiful.

Conwil, ry. sta., in co. and 6 miles NAV. of

Conwil Cayo, par., N. Carmarthenshire, 7 miles NAV.
of Llandovery, 41,785 ac., pop. 1979.

Conwil In Elvet, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Conwil), in
co. and 7 miles N. of Carmarthen, 13,153 ac., pop.
1552; P.O., called Conwyl Elfcd.

Conyngham Honse, seat, E. div. West-Riding York-
shire, on river Nidd, near Knaresborough; in vicinity
are 2 ancient camps.

Cooribam, seat, originally of the Fairlie family, 4
miles SAV. of Kilmarnock, N. Ayrshire.

Cookbnry, par., S. Devon, 5 miles NE. of Hols-
worthy, 2710 ac., pop. 183.

Cookhani.—hundred, E. Berks, 12,365ac., pop. 6975.
—2. Cookkain, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Berks,
on river Thames, 3 miles N. of Maidenhead and 27£
miles W. of London, 6548 ac. (205 water), pop. 6851;
P.O., T.O.; a great resort of anglers.

Cookltam Dean, eccl. dist. (St John) and vil., Cook-
ham par., E. Berks, pop. 816. The vil. is 3 miles N.
of Maidenhead.

Cookliani HUl, eminence with fine view, AV. Kent,
2 miles N. of Edenbridge ry. sta.

Cookliill, 3 m. from Redditch, E. AVorcester; P.O.

Cookley.—par., E. Suffolk, 3 miles SAV. of Hales-
worth, 1704 ac., pop. 212.—2. Cookley, eccl. dist. (St
Peter) and vil., AVolverley par., E. Worcestershire, pop.
1791. The vil. is 24 m. NE. of Kidderminster; P.O., T.O.

Cookncy, quoad sacra par. and hamlet, Fetteresso
par., Kincardineshire, pop. 1976.

Cooknoc, par., Northamptonshire. See Cogenhoe.

Cookridgc, hamlet, Adel par., E. div. AVest-Riding
Yorkshire, 4 miles SE. of Otley; in vicinity is C. Hall.

Cook’s Bridge, ry. sta., 3 miles NAY. of Lewes, E.
Sussex; P.O., called Cooksbridge.

Cook’s Castle, ruin, overlooking extensive prospect,
2 miles NW. of Ventnor, Isle of AVight.

Cook’s Folly, tower with extensive prospect, Durd-
ham Downs, AV. Gloucestershire, near Bristol.

Cook’s Gartb, site of house where Captain Cook
(1728-1779) was born, at Marton, North-Riding York-
shire, 7 miles W. of Guisbrough.

Cook’s Kitchen, productive copper mine, AV. Corn-
wall, near Redruth.

Cookstown.—market town and township with ry.
sta., Derryloran par., NE. co. Tyrone, 53 miles W. of
Belfast and 158 miles NW. of Dublin by rail—township,
187 ac., pop. 3870; P.O., T.o., 3 Banks. Market-days,
Tuesday and Saturday. The mfr. of linen is the staple
industry; there are also extensive bleachworks, with
flax and corn mills. The seat of Killymoon Castle
adjoins the town.—2. Cookstown, par., SE. co. Meath,
6 miles N. of Dunboyne ry. sta., 1238 ac., pop. 72.—
3, Cookstown, rivulet, N. co. AYicklow, flowing 4
miles to river Glencree, near Bray.

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