Decnisb.—island, in river Fergus, Kilmaleery par.,
co. Clare, 43 ac., pop. 8.—2. Deenish, island, Kilcro-
hane par., co. Mayo, 122 ac., pop. 14.
Deep Point, E. extremity of St Mary, Scilly Isles.
Deepcar, vil. with ry. sta., Ecclesfield par., West-
Riding Yorkshire, 74 miles NW. of Sheffield; P.O., T.o.;
has terra-cotta and fire-brick works, collieries, &c.
Dcepdalc.—ry. sta. in N. of Preston, N. Lancashire.
—2. Decpdale, hamlet, Grindonpar., N. Staffordshire,
74 miles SE. of Leek.—3. Decpdale, hamlet, 5 miles
N. of Ambleside, Westmorland; is situated in a narrow
glen, which extends 34 miles NW. from Fairfield Fell
to Patterdale.—4. Deepdale, hamlet, Cayton par.,
North-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SE. of Scarborough.—
5. Deepdale, hamlet, Arncliffe par., E. div. West-
Riding Yorkshire, 64 miles NAY. of Kettle well.—6.
Deepdale, hamlet, Sedbergh par., N. div. AVest-
Deepdale Head, hamlet, Long Preston par., N. div.
AYest-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles S. of Settle.
Deepdale Kirktlawaite, hamlet, near Dent, N. div.
Dcepdene, seat, near Dorking, AY. Surrey.
Deepllelds, seat of mfr. with ry. sta., AY. Stafford-
shire, in S. vicinity of Wolverhampton and 122 miles
NW. of London; P.O., T.O.
Deeping, Market, small market town and par., S.
Lincolnshire, on river AVelland, on border of co., 74
miles SE. of Bourn and 85 N. of London, 1290ac., pop.
1212; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Wednesday; has malt-
ing, brewing, ropemaking, and boatbuilding. Market
Deeping is of great antiquity. The land to the E. of
the town is said to be the lowest in the county ; whence
the name of Deeping.
Deeping, West, par., S. Lincoln, on river AVelland, 2
miles SW. of Market Deeping, 1170 ac., pop. 285 ; P.O.
Deeping Fen, tract in S. Lincolnshire, between
Market Deeping and Spalding, on North and South
Drove Drains; comprises 30,000 ac.
Deeping Gate, vil., Maxey par., on N. border of
Northampton, 1 m. SE. of Market Deeping, pop. 212.
Deeping St James, par. and ry. sta., S. Lincoln-
shire, on river Welland, 1 mile E. of Market Deeping,
6470 ac., pop. 1648 ; P.O.
Deeping St Nicholas, par. and vil., S. Lincolnshire,
44 miles SAY. of Spalding, 16,290 ac., pop. 1364; P.O.
De,eply Vale Paper Mill, at AYalmersley, near Bury,
Deer, rivulet, S. Devon; rises near Holsworthy, and
flows NW. to Holsworthy and Bude Canal.
Deer.—ancient par., N. Aberdeenshire, now divided
into the pars, of New Deer and Old Deer.—2. Deer,
or South Ugie Water, rivulet, N. Aberdeenshire,
flowing 16 miles SE. and E. to the North Ugie AVater,
5 miles NAY. of Peterhead.—3. Deer, place with
ancient entrenchment, Morton par., Dumfriesshire,
24 miles NW. of Thornhill.
Deer, New, par. and vil., E. Aberdeenshire—par.,
26,750 ac., pop. 4875 ; vil., 24 miles W. of Maud June,
and 13 miles W. of Peterhead,pop. 755; P.O.,2Banks;
is a thriving place, with several annual fairs, 2 hotels,
a market-place, and a public hall (1864).
Deer, Old, vil., Aberdeenshire, and par., partly also
in detached portion of Banffshire—par., 27,363 ac., pop.
5104; vil., 1 mile SAY. of Mintlaw sta. and 9£ miles AY.
of Peterhead; P.O. ; has remains of St Marys Abbey of
Deer, a Cistercian monastery founded 1218-19; all
traces of the previous Columban monastery, founded
by Columba and his nephew Drostan (close of the 6th
century), have disappeared; according to the Book of
Beer, it retained its Columban and Celtic character
down to the reign of David I. (1123-1153).
Deer Dyke, remains of earthen fence, along border
of Garvock and Laurencekirk pars., Kincardineshire;
supposed to be part of an enclosure round an ancient
deer-forest, comprising the par. of Garvock.
Deer Island, another name for Innismore, co. Clare.
Deer Law, hill, on border of Selkirkshire and Peebles-
shire, 2 miles NW. of St Marys Loch, alt. 2065 ft.
Deer Park.—seat, near Honiton, E. Devon.—2. Deer
Fark, seat, 4 m. SE. of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.
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