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Duddo, township, Norham par., N. Northumberland,
7 miles SW. of Berwick on Tweed, 1887 ac., pop. 181.

Duddoc, hamlet, Stannington par., S. Northumber-
land, 4 miles S. of Morpeth.

Dnddon.—river, Cumberland and Lancashire ; rises
on Wrynose, and flows 20 miles SW. along the boundary
of the cos. to the Irish Sea near Broughton in Furness;
from Broughton it forms an estuary, 7 miles long, called
Dnddon Sands.—2. Duddon, township, Tarvin par.,
W. Cheshire, 3 m. NW. of Tarporley, 662 ac., pop. 176.

Dnddon Grove, seat, 8 miles SE. of Ravenglass, S.

Dudgeon, shoal, in North Sea ; 1 mile SAV. of
slioalest part, and 21 miles N. by E. of Wells, Norfolk,
is a light-vessel, with flashing light seen 10 miles.

Dudliopc Castle, Dundee, Forfarshire, on a terrace
at the foot of the Law; was originally the principal
seat of the Scrymseours, hereditary constables of Dun-
dee, and is now used as an infantry barracks; in vicinity
of Dundee is Dudhope House.

Dudley.—pari, and mun. bor. and par., in a detached
section of E. Worcestershire, on Dudley Canal, 8 miles
NW. of Birmingham and 122 miles NW. of London—
pari. bor. (extending into Staffordshire), 7712 ac., pop.
87,527; mun. bor. and par. (including Dudley Castle
Hill), 3930 ac., pop. 46,252 ; 2 Banks, 2 newspapers.
Saturday. Dudleyis situated in the centre
of the “Black Country,” at a junction of the Great
AVestern Ry., and has extensive coal mines, iron mines
and ironworks, and limestone quarries; it has also
glass-works, brass-foundries, and brickworks ; tanning,
malting, and brewing. The nail mfr. alone gives em-
ployment to several thousands. The old castle (said
to have been founded in the 8th century by a Saxon
prince, Dodo or Dud, who gave his name to the town)
was destroyed by fire in 1750, but the keep still remains.
The bor. returns 1 member to Par!.—2. Dudley,
miles N. of Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland ; P.O.

Dudley Canal, in cos. of AVorcester, Warwick, and
Stafford; extends from Birmingham and AVorcester
Canal near Selly Oak to Tipton Green, and thence to
Birmingham Canal; rises 31 ft., falls 13, and is 13
miles long ; a branch from Dudley Woodside to Stour-
bridge Canal falls 85 ft., and has 9 locks.

Dudley Castle Hill, par., in N. of Dudley bor., E.
Worcestershire, pop. 19.

Dudley Hill, vil. with ry. sta., in par. and SE.
vicinity of Bradford, West-Riding Yorkshire ; P.O., T.O.

Dudley Fort, vil. and ry. junction, Tipton par., E.
Staffordshire, 1 mile NE. of Dudley.

Dudlick, hamlet, Stottesden par., S. Shropshire, 5
miles NAV. of Cleobury Mortimer.

Dudmaston Hall, seat, 4 miles SE. of Bridgnorth,

S. Shropshire.

DndsallConrt, seat, 4m. fromWokingham sta., Berks.

Dudstone, hamlet, Chirbury par., S. Shropshire, 3
miles NE. of Montgomery.

Dudstone and Kings Barton, hundred, E. Glou-
cestershire, 40,983 ac., pop. 12,302.

Dndwell, hamlet, 2 miles SAV. of Cleobury Mor-
timer, S. Shropshire.

Dudwick, estate, in par. and 4 miles NE. of Ellon,
Aberdeenshire ; Dudwick Hill (572 ft.), is one of the
highest points of Buchan.

Dudwick House, seat, 4 m. SE. of Aylsham, Norfolk.

Dueshill, township, Alwinton par., N. Northumber-
land, 6 miles W. of Rothbury, 2534 ac., pop. 17.

Duff, rivulet, N. co. Leitrim, entering Donegal Bay.

Duff House, seat of the Earl of Fife, in co. and a
little SE. of Banff; is an edifice in the Roman style,
and contains a fine collection of pictures, a rich library,
and an armoury; the park is 10 miles in circuit.

Duff Kinnel, affluent of Kinnel Water, Dumfries.

Dufferin, bar., mid. co. Down, 17,214 ac., pop. 7221.

Duffield, small town, par., and township with ry. sta.,
on river Derwent, in co. and 4 m. N. of Derby and 1314
NAV. of London—par., 17,201 ac., pop. 17,202; township,
3436 ac., pop. 2549; P.O., T.O. Market-day,
is a place of great antiquity. For the first two cen-
turies after the Conquest it belonged to the Ferrars,
earls of Derby, whose principal stronghold was situated
at Duffield. The par. contains the seats of Dullicld
Hall, Duffield House, and Duffield Fark,

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