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Dnnaverty, small bay and headland, with vestiges
of a castle of the Lords of the Isles, 5 miles NE. of Mull
of Kintyre, Argyllshire.

Dunliall, ry. sta., 2\ miles N. of Bridgwater, Somer-
set ; P.O., T.O.

Dunbar, royal burgh and seaport town, and par.,
Haddingtonshire, 29£ miles E. of Edinburgh by rail
and 367 NW. of London—par., 7497 ac., pop. 5396;
royal burgh, pop. 3745 ; town, pop. (with Belhaven)
3661; P.O., T.o., 3 Banks. Market-day,
Tues. Dunbar
has a bracing air, and is coming into favour as a
health resort. It has valuable herring fisheries. The
harbour has been greatly enlarged and improved.
Boatbuilding is carried on. On a rock near the har-
bour stand the ruins of Dunliar Castle (captured by
Edward I.), formerly a place of great strength. At the
Race of Duubar, in 1650, Cromwell defeated the Scot-
tish army under Leslie. Dunbar united with Had-
dington, North Berwick, Jedburgh, and Lauder in
returning 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

Dunbarney, par. (ry. sta. Bridge of Earn, 3f miles
SE. of Perth; P.O., T.O.), SE. Perthshire, 4060ac.,pop.
756; contains Dunbarney House.

Dunbarrovv, detached section of Dunnichen par.,
seat, and hill (500 ft.), with vestiges of ancient fort,
in co. and 7 miles SE. of Forfar.

Dunbeath, coast vil. with school and inn, Latheron
par., Caithness-shire, 20 miles SW. of AVick; P.O., T.O.;
Dunbeath Water flows 144 miles SE. to Dunbeath
Bay, which has salmon fishings, and is an excellent
station for herring-fishing ; 1 mile S. of the vil., on a
sea-cliff, is D. Castle, a modernised baronial fortalice.

Dunbeg, vil., AV. co. Clare. See Doonbeg.

Dunbell, par. and vil., N. co. Kilkenny, 2 miles SW.
of Gowran, 2578 ac., pop. 299.

Dun-Bltall-an-Bigh, or Balanrec, range of cliff, on
W. coast of Argyllshire, 54 miles NE. of Oban.

Dnnbln, par., N. co. Louth, 2 miles SAV. of Dundalk,
2169 ac., poii. 613.

Dunblane, market town and par. with ry. sta., S.
Perthshire, on Allan Water, 5 miles N. of Stirling,
41 NW. of Edinburgh, and 414 NW. of London—par.,
18,543 ac., pop. 3123; town, pop. 2186; P.O., T.o., 2
Banks. Market-day,
Thurs. Dunblane was formerly an
episcopal city. Its cathedral, said to have been founded
in 1141, and rebuilt about 1240, is one of the few
specimens of Gothic architecture in Scotland which
escaped destruction at the Reformation. The choir is
used as the parish church. D. is much resorted to for
its mineral waters, and has a hydropathic establishment.

Dunboden Park, seat, 54 miles S. of Mullingar, co.

Dunboe, coast par., N. co. Londonderry, 4 miles W.
of Coleraine, 10,576 ac., pop. 2504.

Dunbog, par. and quoad sacra par., NAV. Fifeshire,
3| miles E. of Newburgh—par., 2324 ac., pop. 219;
quoad sacra par. (Dunbog and Flisk pars.), pop. 365 ;
contains Dunbog Hill, alt. 707 ft., and D. House,
seat of the Earl of Zetland, on site of a preceptory.

Dunborerraig, hill, with ruins of ancient fortalice,
Killarrow par., Islay island, Argyllshire.

Duuboyne.—bar., SE. co. Meath, 16,781 ac., pop.
1637.—2. Dunboync, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in.
the above bar., 11 miles N. of Dublin—par., 13,685
ac., pop. 1442 ; vil., pop. 383 ; P.O.

Dunbridge, ry. sta., 3 m. NW. of Romsey, S. Hants.

Dunbrody and St James, par., S. co. AVexford, on
Waterford Harbour (containing Duncannon), 8489 ac.,
pop. 2493 ; contains Dunbrody Park.

Dunbulloge, par., in co. and 7 miles N. of Cork,
16,782 ac., pop. 1969.

Dunbuy, insulated rock, pierced with arch, E. Aber-
deenshire, 4 mile SW. of the Buffers of Buchan.

Duncanlaw, ancient chapelry, in E. of Yester par.,

Duncannon, hamlet and ferry, 2 m. SE. of Totnes,
S. Devon.

Duncannon, vil., Dunbrody par., S. co. AVexford, on
E. side of AAraterford Harbour, 9 miles SE. of Water-
ford city, pop. 479; P.O., T.o. In Duncannon Fort
are 3 fixed lights (Waterford) seen 10 miles.

Duncan’s Height, tumulus, Orkney, 011 isthmus
connecting Deerness peninsula with island of Mainland.

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