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Fast Castle, ruin, on rock on coast of Berwickshire,
34 miles NW. of St Abb’s Head ; was a stronghold of
the Homes, and afterwards of Logan of Restalrig, and
is the “Wolf’s Crag” in Scott’s
Bride of Lammermoor.

Fastnet Lighthouse, on rock off coast of co. Cork,

4 miles SW. of Cape Clear; has a revolving light
(Fastnet) 148 ft. above high water and seen 18 miles.

Fatfield, hamlet with school, 44 miles NE. of Chester-
le-Street, N. Durham; P.O.

Fathom, 3 miles from Newry, co. Armagh; P.O.

Fatlips Castle.—ruin of ancient fortalice, Minto
par., Roxburghshire, on Minto Crags, near the Teviot.
2. Fatlips Castle, ruin, on E. side of Tinto Hill,
Lanarkshire, 2 miles SW. of Symington sta.

Fangh, hamlet, Hayton par., E. Cumberland, 74
miles SE. of Carlisle.

Faughalstown, par., N. co. Westmeath, on Lough
Derveragh, 3m. SW. of Castlepollard, 6146 ac., pop. 760.

Fanghan, river, co. Londonderry; flows about 16
miles NW. to head of Lough Foyle.

Fanghan vale, par., on Faughanvale rivulet, in co.
and 4 miles E. of Londonderry, 20,466 ac., pop. 4284.

Faughart, par., N. co. Louth, 3 miles NE. of Dun-
dalk, 2481 ac., pop. 1154.

Fanld, hamlet, Hanbury par., E. Staffordshire, on
river Dove, 7 miles SE. of Uttoxeter.

Fauldhouse, town and quoad sacra par. with ry.
sta., Whitburn par., Linlithgowshire, in extreme SW.
of co.,
&b miles SW. of West Calder—par., pop. 3933;
town, pop. (including Crofthead) 3000; P.O., T.O., 1
Bank; has paraffin works, and coal and ironstone mines.

Fauldshope Hill, in co. and 4| miles SW. of Sel-
kirk, alt. 1532 ft.

Faulkbonrn, par., E. Essex, on river Brain, 2| miles
NW. of Witham, 1159 ac., pop. 179 ; P.O., called
Fanlkbourne ; contains Faulkbonrn HaU.

Fanis, eccl. dist., Preespar., N. Shropshire, pop. 560.

Faulstone, hamlet, Bishopstone par., S. AVilts, 3
miles SW. of AVilton.

Fanngrass, affluent of the Blackadder, Berwick-
shire, 2 miles NW. of Greenlaw.

Faversham.—mun. bor., market town, and par.,
river-port, and corporate member of the Cinque Port
of Dover, E. Kent, on Faversham Creek (a branch of
the Swale), 8 miles NW. of Canterbury and 52 miles
SE. of London—par., 2292 ac., pop. 9484; town, 538
ac., pop. 8743; bor. and corporate member, 536 ac.,
pop. 8616 ; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Faversham
is a very ancient place; its name occurs in 812. In
1147 King Stephen and Queen Maud founded at Faver-
sham a Cluniac abbey, within the walls of which they
were buried. Faversham Creek is navigable up to the
town for vessels of 200 tons. The imports are timber
and coal; the exports are hops and agricultural pro-
duce. (For shipping statistics, see Appendix.) Faver-
sham has mfrs. of bricks and cement, and in the vicinity
are large powder-mills; but the principal industry is
the oyster fishery.—2. Faversbam, hundred, Scray
lathe, Kent, 26,006 ac., pop. 7660.

Faversham (or North-Eastern) Division, pari. div.
of Kent, pop. 66,430.

Fawcet Forest, township, in par. and 7 miles NE. of
Kendal, Westmorland, 3935 ac., pop. 56.

Fawdington, township, Brafferton and Cundall
pars., North-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles NE. of Borough-
bridge, 556 ac., pop. 23.

Fawdon, township, Gosforth par., S. Northumber-
land, 3 miles NW. of Newcastle, 535 ac., pop. 364.

Fawdon, Clinch, and Hartside, township, Ingram
par., N. Northumberland, 94 miles S. of Wooler, 2110
ac., pop. 47.

Faweathcr, hamlet, in par. and 1 mile from Bing-
ley, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire.

Fawfleldhead, township, Alstonefleld par., N. Staf-
fordshire, 74 miles NE. of Leek, 5383 ac., pop. 633;
contains Fawfield Hoor.

Fawkham, par. and hamlet with ry. sta., W. Kent,

5 miles SE. of Dartford, 1198 ac., pop. 237; P.O.

Fawler.—hamlet, Sparsholt par., Berks, 4 miles W.

of Wantage.—2. Fawler, township, Charlbury par.,
Oxfordshire, on river Evenlode, 44 miles NE. of Wit-
ney, 1655 ac., pop. 109.

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