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Dunsinanc, seat, 7 miles NE. of Perth; 3 miles SE.
and 84 miles NE. of Perth is Dunsinane Hill, one of
the Sidlaws, alt. 1012 ft.; it has vestiges of an ancient
fort, locally called Macbeth’s Castle.

Dunsink, eminence (210 ft.), in co. and 4 miles
NW. of Dublin; crowned with the Observatory of
Trinity College.

Dunskcig, hill, with remains of 2 very ancient forts,
one of them vitrified, on S. side of W. Loch Tarbert,
Kintyre, Argyllshire, alt. 300 ft.

Dunskellar, school, N. Uist island, Inverness-shire.

Dnnskcrry, islet, in Pentland Firth, 4 miles N. of
Fair-aird Head, Sutherlandshire.

Dnnskey, glen and ruins of old castle (1510), in S.
vicinity of Portpatrick, Wigtownshire; 14 mile N. is
Dnnskey House, long a seat of the Hunter-Blair
family ; in 1883 the estate of Dunskey became the pro-
perty of St Benedict’s Abbey, Fort Augustus.

Hunslantl Cross, ry. sta., 5 miles E. of Holsworthy,
N. Devon; 1 mile N. is Dunsland House.

Dunsley, hamlet, Whitby par., North-Riding York-
shire, 3 m. AV. of Whitby. See
Newholm with Dunsley.

Dunsley i’apcrMill, at Matlock Bath, N. Derbyshire.

Dunsinorc, hamlet, 2 m. SW. of Wendover, Bucks.

Dnnsiuore Heath, moorland tract, N. Warwick-
shire, 4 miles SAY. of Rugby.

Dnnsop Bridge, 11 miles SW. of Settle, West-
Riding Yorkshire;
P.O. See Dunsup.

Dunstable, mun. bor., market town, and par., with
ry. sta., at the foot of the Chiltern Hills, in co. and
18 miles S. of Bedford, and 33 miles NAV. of London—
par. and bor., 453 ac., pop. 4627;
P.O., T.o., 2 Banks,
2 newspapers. Market-days,
Wednesday and Saturday.
Dunstable was probably a Roman station. It had a
palace and an Augustinian priory built by Henry I.
The church of the priory is now used as the parish church
(restored in 1865). Straw-plaiting and the making of
straw hats and bonnets are the principal industries.

Dunstaftnage Castle, ruin, 34 miles NE. of Oban,
Argyllshire, on S. shore of Loch Etive. Dunstaff nage was,
it is supposed, the seat of the Scottish monarchy until
the removal of the Court to Forteviot, and of the Stone
of Destiny to Scone, 843. The castle, which probably
occupies the site of a Scandinavian fortress, dates from
the 13th century ; it belonged successively to the Mac-
dougalls and the Campbells, and served as a military
post in 1715 and 1745. About 2 miles SE. is D. House.

Dunstall, hamlet, Corringham par., N. Lincolnshire,
4 miles NE. of Gainsborough.—2. Dunstall, township
and liberty, Tatenhill par., E. Staffordshire, 44 miles
SW. of Burton upon Trent, pop. 267;
P.O.; contains
Dunstall Hall.

Dunstall Green, hamlet, Dalham par., W. Suffolk,
64 miles SE. of Newmarket.

Dunstan.—ry. sta. (Nocton and Dunstan), in co.
and 8 miles SE. of Lincoln.—2. Dunstan, school,
Northumberland. See

Dunstan Park, seat, 3 miles E. of Newbury, Berks.

Dunstanburgh Castle, ruins, on coast of North-
umberland, 7 miles NE. of Alnwick,

Dunster, market town and par. with ry. sta., W.
Somerset, 5 miles W. of Watchet, 3455 ac. (585 water),
pop. 1126;
P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Friday.
In vicinity is Dunster Castle, built in the 16th cen-
tury, on the site of an older work of the 11th century;
1 mile S. is Dunster Park.

Dnnston.—par. and vil. (ry. sta. Nocton and Dun-
stan), in co. and 8 miles SE. of Lincoln, 4620 ac., pop.
782; P.O.; contains Dunston Pillar (100 ft. high),
which is surmounted by a statue of George III., and
served at one time as a guide to travellers.—2. Dun-
ston, hamlet, in par. and 2 miles NE. of Chesterfield,
N. Derbyshire. See
Newbold and Dunston.—3.
Dunston, par., S. Norfolk, on river Yare, 4 miles S. of
Norwich, 616 ac., pop. 73; contains D. Hall.—4. Dun-
ston, coast township, Embleton par., N. Northumber-
land, 6 miles NE. of Alnwick, 1731 ac., and 144 tidal
water and foreshore, pop. 277.—5. Dunston, town-
ship, in par. and 2 miles NE. of Penkridge, W. Stafford-
shire, pop. 279; P.O., called Dunstone.—6. Dunston,
eccl. dist. and vil., Whickham par., N. Durham—dist.,
pop. 2692; vil., 2 miles SW. of Gateshead; P.O.,

Dunstone, hamlet, Widdecomb par., E. Devon.

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