Hammersmith Suspension Bridge across the Thames
was erected in 1825-27, at a cost of £80,000; it is 688
ft, long and 20 ft. wide, and was the first suspension
bridge erected near London.
Hanunerton, ry. sta., 8 miles E. of Knaresborough,
West-Riding Yorkshire ; in vicinity is the seat of Ham-
inerton House. See Green Hammerton and Kirk
Hammerwich, township and ry. sta., Lichfield St
Michael par., E. Staffordshire, 3 miles SW. of Lichfield,
Hammerwood, eccl. dist., East Grinstead par., E.
Sussex, pop. 425; contains Hamnterwood Lodge,
seat, 3 miles E. of East Grinstead, and surrounded by
a fine park.
Hanunill, hamlet, Woodnesborough par., E. Kent,
34 miles SW. of Sandwich.
Hammond Street, hamlet, in par. and 14 mile NW.
of Cheshunt, Herts.
Hammonds End, hamlet, in par. and 24 miles SW.
of Harpenden, Herts.
Hammonds Knoll, sandbank, North Sea, off coast
of Norfolk, 20 miles NE. of Yarmouth; extends N. and
5., is 6 miles long, and has from 3 to 6 fathoms water.
Hanmioon, par., N. Dorset, on river Stour, 2 miles
E. of Sturminster Newton, 677 ac., pop. 76.
Harnna Voe, sea-loch, in W. of Northmavine par.,
Hamnavoe, hamlet, in S. of Yell island, Shetland,
on Hamna Voe, 3 miles E. of Ulsta.
Hainnaway Loch, sea-loch, on W. side of Lewis
island, 3 miles N. of Loch Reasort.
Hamoaze, estuary of river Tamar, between Devon
and Cornwall, forming the principal anchorage for ships
of war in Plymouth harbour ; large fortifications com-
mand the entrance.
Hamp, hamlet, in par. and near Bridgwater, W.
Hampden, Great, par., mid. Bucks, 4 miles SW. of
Wendover, 1763 ac., pop. 255. Hampden Honse (the
residence of John Hampden, the parliamentarian)
here, is now the seat of the Earl of Buckinghartishire.
Hampdens grave is within the church.
Hampden, Little, par., mid. Bucks, 3 miles SW. of
Wendover, 515 ac., pop. 46.
Hampden Row, hamlet, Great and Little Hampden
pars., Bucks, 4 miles NW. of Great Missenden; P.O.
Hampen, hamlet, Sevenhampton par., E. Glouces-
tershire, 9 miles SE. of Cheltenham.
Hampen Paper Mills, Watford, Herts.
Hamphall, hamlet, Hemsworth par., S. div. West-
Riding Yorkshire, 64 miles NW. of Doncaster; in
vicinity is the seat called Hamphall Stubbs.
Hampnet, East, hamlet, Boxgrove par., W. Sussex,
Hampnett, par., E. Gloucestershire, 1 mile NW. of
Northleach, 1406 ac., pop. 165.
Hampnett, West. See WesthaMpnett.
Hampole, township, Adwick-le-Street par., S. div.
West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles NW. of Doncaster,
1301 ac., pop. 123.
Hampreston, par., Dorset, on river Stour, 3 miles
SE. of Wimborne Minster, 4948 ac., pop. 1393.
Uainps, afiluent of river Manifold, Staffordshire;
rises near borders of Cheshire and Derbyshire, and
flows NE. to the Manifold near Grinden.
Hampsfleld, hamlet, Cartmel par., N. Lancashire,
13 miles NW. of Lancaster ; the eminence called
Hampsfell is here.
Hampshire, Hants, or Southampton, maritime
co. (including the Isle of Wight), in S. of England;
bounded N. by Berks, E. by Surrey and Sussex, S. by
the English Channel, and W. by Wilts and Dorset;
greatest length (exclusive of the Isle of Wight), N. to
5., 46 miles; greatest breadth, E. to W., 46 miles;
1,037,764 ac., pop. 593,470. (The figures of ac. and
pop. include the Isle of Wight.) Hampshire is undul-
ating, finely wooded, and fruitful. Its coast line is
very irregular, the principal indentation being South-
ampton Water. From Surrey and Sussex, NE. to
Wilts and Berks, two ranges of chalk hills, known as
the North and South Downs, traverse the co. In the
W. is the New Forest, and in the SE. are the Forests of '
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