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Farndon par., AV. Cheshire, on river Dee, 5 m. NAY. of
Malpas, 292 ac. (12 water), pop. 53; contains C. Hall.

Crewkcrne.—hundred, mid. Somerset, 12,140 ac.,
pop. 8042; contains 6 pars.—2. Crewkcrne (the Place
of the Cross), market town and par. with ry. sta., mid.
Somerset, in the valley of the Axe and Parret, 15 miles
SE. of Taunton and 132 miles SAY. of London, 5331 ac.,
pop. 4986 ; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-
Saturday ; has a grammar-school (1499) and some
mfrs. of sailcloth, sacking, dowlas, and stockings.

Crianlarlch, hamlet with ry. sta., AV. Perthshire,
28| m. NAV. of Callander and 41| m. E. of Oban; P.O.

Crib Law, hill, Roberton par., Selkirkshire, 1389 ft.

Crlbartli, mountain, on S. border of Brecknockshire,
9| miles NE. of Neath.

Crlbbs, seat, 2 miles SAY. of Rickmansworth, Herts.

Cribbs Causeway, hamlet, 5 miles N. of Bristol, AY.
Gloucestershire; P.O.

Crlb-gocb and Crib-y-ddysgyl, 2 peaks of Snowdt n,

Crlbyn, 6 m. SE. of Aberaeron, Cardiganshire; P.O.

Criccleth, pari. bor. and par. with ry. sta., S. Car-
narvonshire, 44 miles SAY. of Tremadoc and 243 miles
NAY. of London—par., 1678 ac., pop. 1213; bor., 469
ac., pop. 1108; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks ; a quiet watering-
place, with beautiful scenery and salubrious air, finely
situated at the head of Tremadoc Bay. At the ter-
mination of a long neck of land projecting into the sea
are remains of an ancient castle, supposed to be of
British origin, with Norman additions. Criccieth unites
with Carnarvon, Bangor, Conway, Nevin, and Pwllheli
in returning 1 member to Parliament.

Criccin, place, in par. and near Rhuddlan, Flintshire.

Crlcb, mining vil., par., and township, N. Derby-
shire, near river Derwent and Cromford Canal, 4 miles
SW. of Alfreton—par., 5860 ac., pop. 4271; township,
3750 ac., pop. 2984; P.O., T.O.; a little N. of vil. is
Crlcb Stand, a tower built on the summit of a fine
cliff of limestone; it is 955 ft. high, and commands a
magnificent view of the surrounding country.

Crlchie, hill, Kintore par., E. Aberdeenshire, 2 miles
SAY. of Inverurie; here Bruce encamped during his
campaign against the Comyns.

Cricble House, seat, Old Deer par., NE. Aberdeen-
shire, 4 mile SE. of Stuartfield.

Cricbope Linn, romantic dell and waterfall, on
Crichope Burn, Closeburn par., Dumfriesshire.

Cricbton.—par. and vil., E. border of Edinburgh-
shire, 2 miles NE. of Fushiebridge ry. sta. and 6 miles
SE. of Dalkeith, 4821 ac., pop. 1094 ; in vicinity of vil.
is the ruined castle of Crichton, described in
the residence of Sir William Crichton, Chancellor of
Scotland during the minority of James II.—2. Cricb-
ton, school, Sanquhar par., NAY. Dumfriesshire.

Crick.—par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. Northampton-
shire, 74 miles SE. of Rugby, 3930 ac:, pop. 931; P.O.—

2. Crick, hamlet, 4 m. SAY. of Chepstow, Monmouth.

Crickadarn, par., in co. and 84 miles NE. of Breck-
nock, 4331 ac., pop. 330.

Crickenly, hamlet, in par. and 1 mile S. of Dews-
bury, S. div. AYest-Riding Yorkshire.

Cricket, place, in par. and 2 miles AV. of Ellesmere,
N. Shropshire.

Cricket Malherbie, par., W. Somerset, near Chard
Canal, 34 miles NE. of Chard, 540 ac., pop. 53.

Cricket St Thomas, par., W. Somerset, 4 miles SAY.
of Crewkerne, 875 ac., pop. 107.

Crlckham, hamlet, AVedmore par., mid. Somerset,
4 miles from Cheddar sta.

Crlckheath, place, in par. and 4 miles S. of Oswestry,
N. Shropshire.

Crickhowell.—hundred, SE. Brecknockshire, 48,792
ac., pop. 18,464; contains 6 pars.—2. Crickhowell,
market town and par., on border of co. and 13 miles SE.
of Brecknock and 170 miles NW. of London, 1941 ac.,
pop. 1333; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day,
day ;
stands amidst charming scenery in the valley of
the Usk. To the E. of the town are the remains of the
ancient castle; 2 m. N. is the British post of
(Howel’s Rock), from which the town takes its name.

Cricklade, market town with ry. sta., in N. of Wilts,
on the Thames or Isis, 7 m. NAY. of Swindon and 85
m. AY. of London, pop. 1600; P.O., T.O. ; 1 Bank.

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