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Croxton.—par., SAV. Cambridgeshire, 34 miles NAV.
of Caxton, 1901 ac., pop. 293 ; contains C. Park.—2.
Croxton, township, Middlewich par., mid. Cheshire,
on Grand Trunk Canal, 1 mile NW. of Middlewich, 575
ac., pop. 49.—3. Croxton, par., N. Lincolnshire, 7 m.
NE.of Brigg, 1630ac.,pop. 120; P.O.—4. Croxton, par.,
W. Norfolk, 2 m. N. of Thetford ry. sta., 4609ac., pop.
308; P.O.—5. Croxton, hamlet, Fulmodestone par., N.
Norfolk, 5 miles E. of Fakenham.—6. Croxton, eccl.
dist., Eccleshall par., W. Staffordshire, pop. 858.

Croxton, South, par., N. Leicestershire, 7 miles SW.
of Melton Mowbray, 1760 ac., pop. 251.

Croxton-Keyrial, par., N. Leicestershire, 8 miles
NE. of Melton Mowbray, 3900 ac., pop. 548.

Croy.—par. and hamlet, in cos. of Nairn and Inver-
ness, 3 miles S. of Fort George sta. and 104 miles NE.
of Inverness, 22,779 ac., pop. 1709; P.O.—2. Croy,
ry. sta., in detached part of Dumbartonshire, 2 miles
SE. of Kilsyth and 114 miles NE. of Glasgow.

Croyde, coast hamlet, Georgeham par., N. Devon,
on bay of same name, 9 miles NAV. of Barnstaple.

Croydon, pari, and mun. bor., market town, and
par., Surrey—par. and bor., 9001 ac., pop. 78,953; 3
Banks, 12 newspapers. Market-days,
Thursday and
Saturday. C. is 10 miles S. of London Bridge, but
forms practically a S. suburb of the metropolis, and
contains numerous handsome villas of London mer-
chants. It has 6 stations—Addiscombe Road, Central,
East, New, South, AVest—connecting the town with
the main lines and branches of the London, Brighton,
and South Coast and South-Eastern Railways. The
weekly corn and cattle markets constitute the chief
business of the town. There are no mfrs. C. is a place
of great antiquity. It has many traces of the Romans.
The archiepiscopal palace, of which the chapel and hall
still remain, is supposed to have been founded by Lan-
franc (1005-1089); it was the occasional residence of his
successors until 1757. C. is the capital of E. Surrey,
aud assizes are held alternately there and at Guildford.
It was made a mun. bor. in 1883, and a pari. bor. in
1885 ; it returns 1 member.

Croydon emu Clapton, par., SAV. Cambridge, 6 m.
S. of Caxton, 2711 ac., pop. 478; P.O., called Croydon.

Croyland, town and par., Lincoln. See Crowland.

Cruach, mountain, Fortingall par., Perthshire, alt.
2420 ft.

Crnachan, Falls of, romantic cascade in Pass of
Brander, at head of Loch Awe, Argyllshire.

Cruachlussa, eminence, Knapdale, Argyllshire, 31
miles SAV. of Ardrishaig, alt. 1530 ft.

Cruagh, par., in S. of co. and 7 miles S. of Dublin,
4462 ac., pop. 517.

Cruckle Height, hill, Parton par., Kirkcudbright.

Cruckmeole, hamlet with school, Pontesbury par.,
S. Shropshire, 4 miles SAV. of Shrewsbury; in vicinity
is the seat of Crnck Meole House.

Cruckton, vil., Pontesbury par., S. Shropshire, 4
miles SAV. of Shrewsbury ; in vicinity is C. Hall.

Cruden, coast par., NE. Aberdeenshire, 8 miles SE.
of Peterhead and 94 NE. of Ellon, 18,236 ac., pop. 3444;
P.O. Crnden Water, flowing 11 miles SE., divides the
par. into two parts, and falls into Cruden Bay, at Port
Errol or AVard of Crnden.

Crudglngton, hamlet with ry. sta., Ercal Magna
par., N. Shropshire, 5 miles NAA7. of AVellington.

Crudle, school, 3 m. N. of NewByth, Aberdeenshire.

Crudwell, par., N. Wilts, 4 miles NE. of Malmes-
bury, 4899 ac., pop. 753 ; P.O.

Crng Mawr, hill, in co. and 2 miles E. of Cardigan.

Crng'byther, school, Radnorshire. See Creebyther.

Cruggleton, ancient par., now forming the SE. sec-
tion of Sorbie par., AVigtown; has remains of old castle.

Crngiau Kenuncs, group of singular tumuli, 3 miles
NE. of Newport, Pembrokeshire.

Crnlcerath, seat of ViscountNetterville, near Duleek
ry. sta., E. co. Meath.

Cruicetown, par., N. co. Meath, 2 miles AV. of
Nobber, 1863 ac., pop. 163. In the par. is Cruicetown
or Cruisetown House, formerly the seat of the Cruises.

Cruick Water, stream, NE. Forfarshire; flows 16
miles E. to the North Esk at Stracathro.

Cruicksfield, seat, 4 m. NE. of Duns, Berwickshire.

Crniseratli House, in co. and 7 m. NAV. of Dublin.

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