Epperstonc, par. and vil., in co. and 7 miles NE. of
Nottingham, 2300 ac., pop. 435; P.O.; the Epperstone
Paper Mills are lij? mile from Lowdham sta.
Epping, market town and par. with ry. sta., W.
Essex, in Epping Forest, 16 miles NE. of London, 5319
ac., pop. 2343; P.O., T.o., 1 Bank. Market-day, Friday;
has cattle fairs, and sends large quantities of dairy
produce to the London market. Epping Forest (for-
merly Essex or Waltham Forest), between the Lea and
the Boding, was at one time very extensive ; the unen-
closed portion was secured to the public by Act of Par-
liament, and was opened by Queen Victoria in April 1882.
Epping (or Western) Division, pari. div. of Essex,
Epping Plain, in NE. vicinity of Epping.
Epping Upland, hamlet (with Epping church), 2
miles NW. of Epping sta., W. Essex.
Eppieby, township, Gillingpar., North-Riding York-
shire, 9 miles N. of Richmond, 1118 ac., pop. 417.
Eppleton, Great and Little, 2 townships, Houghton-
le-Spring par., N. Durham, 8 miles and 61- miles NE. of
Durham—Great E., 707 ac., pop. 55; Little E., 337
ac., pop. 38 ; contains Eppleton Colliery, with school.
Epplewortb, hamlet, 5 miles NW. of Hull, East-
Epsoin, market town and par. with ry. sta., W. Surrey,
at foot of Banstead Downs, 16£ m. SW. of London, 4424
ac.,pop. 6916; P.O., T.o.,1 Bank, 2newspapers. Market-
day, Friday. Epsom was formerly celebrated for its
mineral spring(from the water of whichEpsom saltswere
manufactured), and was for some time a spa of con-
siderable repute. It is now known chiefly for its great
race meeting. The racecourse is on Epsom Downs
(with branch line from Sutton); the grand stand
(erected 1829) accommodates 5000 spectators. Races
were permanently established at Epsom in 1730. The
principal races are the Derby (1780) and the Oaks
(1779); they are run on the Wednesday and Friday of
the week preceding Whitsuntide.
Epsoin (or Mid) Division, pari. div. of Surrey, pop.
Epwell, township, Swalcliffe par., Oxfordshire, 6
miles W. of Banbury, 1140 ac., pop. 259.
Epworth, market town and par. (ry. sta. Haxey and
Epworth), N. Lincolnshire, in Isle of Axholme, 9 miles
N. of Gainsborough, 8140 ac., pop. 2178; P.O., T.o., 1
Bank. Market-day, Thursday; was the birthplace of
John Wesley (1703-1791), founder of Methodism.
Epynt Mountains, Brecknock. See Mynydd Epynt.
Erbistock, par., Denbighshire and Flintshire, on
river Dee, 4 miles SE. of Ruabon ry. sta., 1624 ac. (29
water), pop. 291.
Erbusaig, vil., Ross-shire. See Earbusaig.
Ercall Magna, par. and vil., N. Shropshire, 6 miles
NW. of Wellington, 11,988 ac., pop. 1803.
Erchfont, school and seat, N. Wilts. See Urchfont.
Erchless Castle, in Strath Glass, Inverness, on river
Beauly, 10 m. SW. of Beauly; seat (15th century) of The
Chisholm ; Erchless Deer Forest embraces 12,670 ac.
Ereildonne, ancient name of Earlston, Berwickshire.
Erddlg Mall, seat, Denbighshire. See Erthig.
Erdington, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Aston par., N.
Warwickshire, in NE. of Birmingham, pop. 7153.
Erdshury, hamlet, Chilvers Coton par., N. Warwick-
shire, 2 miles AV. of Nuneaton.
Eresby, hamlet, in par. and near Spilsby, Lincoln.
Erew, peninsula, on W. side of Lough Conn, co. Mayo.
Eribol, sea-loch, Sutherland. See Erriboll.
Erichdie AVater, stream, Perthshire ; flows 10 miles
E. through Glen Erichdie to the Garry at Struan, 4
miles W. of Blair Athole.
Ericht.—river, E. Perthshire; is formed by the
Ardle and the Black AVater, and flows 10 miles SE. to
the Isla 2 miles NE. of Coupar-Angus.—2. Ericht,
loch, on border of Perth and Inverness; is 14J miles
long, and has excellent fishing.—3. Ericht, stream,
Fortingall par., NW. Perthshire; issues from foot of
Loch Ericht and flows 5g miles SE. to Loch Rannoch.
Ericks Steps, cleft in rock on the coast near Fitful
Head, on SAV. coast of Mainland, Shetland.
Eridge Castle, seat of the Earl of Abergavenny,
near NE. border of Sussex, 2J miles SW. of Tunbridge
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