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Crofthole, hamlet with school, Sheviock par., E.
Cornwall, 3 miles S. of St Germans.

Croftinloan, seat, 2 m. SE. of Pitlochry, Perthshire.

Croftniartaig, hamlet, Kenmore par., Perthshire,
adjoining vil. of Acharn.

Croftness, hamlet with school, Glenlivat quoad sacra
par., Inveravon par., Banffshire.

Crofton.—hamlet, 3 m. NE. of AVigton, E. Cumber-
land ; in vicinity is C. Hall.—2. Crofton, hamlet, 2 m.
SW. of Fareham, S. Hants.—3. Crofton, hamlet, 4 m.
S. of Sleaford, S. Lincolnshire.—4. Crofton, par. and
ry. sta., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 34 m. SE. of
AVakefield,1520ac., pop. 702; P.O.—5. Crofton,hamlet,
Great Bedwin par., S. Wilts, 54 m. SAV. of Hungerford.

Crofton Holy Bood, eccl. dist., Titchfield par., S.
Hants, pop. 1060.

Croftouterly, vil., Fifeshire, part of Leslie.

Crofts, oval camp, Crossmichael par., Kirkcudbright.

Crogan, school, Torosay par., Mull island, Argyll.

Crogdean, township, Northumb. See CrOOKDEAN.

Crogcn, place, Llandderfel par., NE. Merioneth, on
river Dee, 54 miles E. of Bala.

Crogen-lddon and Crogen-y-Ladies, 2 hamlets, in
par. and near Llangollen, SE. Denbighshire.

Croggennant and Morfa, hamlet, Llangelynin par.,
SAV. Merioneth, 4 miles N. of Towyn.

Croghan.—par., N. King’s co., 9 miles NE. of Tullaj
more, 5794 ac., pop. 513 ; P.O.—2. Croghan, vil., 5
miles SE. of Boyle, N. co. Roscommon; P.O., 1 Bank.

Croghan Klnshela, summit, on S. border of co.
Wicklow, alt. 1987 ft. Gold has been obtained here in
small quantities.

Croghan Mountains, on border of cos. AVicklow
and Wexford, alt. 1345 ft.

Croglin, river, E. Cumberland; flows 12 miles SAV.
to the Eden 2 miles NAV. of Kirkoswald.—2. Croglin,
par., E. Cumberland, on Croglin AVater, 4 miles NE.
of Kirkoswald, 7112 ac., pop. 251; P.O.

Crogo, hamlet, Balmaclellan par., NE. Kirkcud-
brightshire, 1 mile NAAr. of Corsock.

Croham, hamlet and seat, near Croydon, E. Surrey.

Crohane, par., E. co. Tipperary, 3 miles E. of
Killenaule, 5434 ac., pop. 786.

Croick, quoad sacra par., Kincardine par., NE.
Ross-shire, pop. 216.

Crokach.—loch, Assynt par., SAV. Sutherlandshire.
—2. Crokack, loch, Reay par., NE. Sutherlandshire.

Crolly, 20 m. from Dunfanaghy, NW. co. Donegal; p. O.

Crom, hamlet, Denbighshire, 3 miles S. of St Asaph.

Crom, loch, Fodderty and Kincardine pars., Ross.

Crom Castle, seat of the Earl of Erne, 3 miles AV.
of Newtownbutler ry. sta., SE. co. Fermanagh, on
Upper Lough Erne.

Cromal, hill, Inverness. See Cromwell’s Mount.

Croniar, dist. of Aberdeenshire, on N. side of middle
reach of river Dee; it comprises the pars, of Coull, Logie-
Coldstone, and Farland, and a small part of Glenmuick.

Cromarty, cap. of co., pari, burgh and seaport, and
par., at entrance of Cromarty Firth, 194 miles NE. of
Inverness and 613 miles NW. of London—par., 8017 ac.,
pop. 2009; pari, burgh, pop. 1352; town, pop. 1360;
P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day,
Tuesday ; has mfrs.
of sail-cloth, sacking, and cordage, but the chief in-
dustry is herring-fishing and white-fishing. On the point
is a lighthouse, with fixed light seen 13 miles. Hugh
Miller (1802-1856), the geologist, was a native. C.
unites with Wick, Kirkwall, Dornoch, Tain, and Ding-
wall in returning 1 member to Parliament. Upon an
eminence immediately above the town is Cromarty
House, on the site of an old castle of the Urquharts.

Cromarty Bay, southward expansion (44 miles by 1£
mile) of Cromarty Firth, near its mouth.

Cromarty Firth, arm of North Sea, extending 18 m.
inland, with breadth of from 3 to 5 m.; forms a large
and safe harb., capable of accommodating the largest
vessels ; the entrance, 14 m. wide, is between two lofty
wooded headlands, called the North and South Sutors.

Cromartyshire, small co., in the N. of Scotland, con-
sisting of 20 detached portions so merged in Ross-shire
that for political and most practical purposes it is
treated as a component part of that co. See Ross.

Cromhle, vil. and ancient par., now forming part of
Torryburn par., SW. Fife, 3miles SW. of Dunfermline.

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

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