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Ketton, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Rutland, on river
Chater, 3£ miles SAV. of Stamford, 2740 ac., pop. 1116;
P.O., T.O.; has quarries of excellent freestone; in vicinity
of vil. are the seats of K. Grange and K. House.

Ketton llall, seat, 3^ m. NE. of Darlington, Durham.

Kevenlleece, Radnor. See Cefnllys.

Keverstonc. See Raby and Keverstone.

Kevington, hamlet, St Mary Cray par., Kent, 5
miles SW. of Dartford.

Kevock Mill, paperworks, Lasswade,Edinburghshire.

Kew, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Kew Gardens), Surrey, on r.
Thames, at boundary with Middlesex, opposite Brent-
ford (with which it is connected by a bridge), 1J mile
NE. of Richmond and 6 miles from Hyde Park Corner,
London, 298 ac., pop. 1670 ; P.O., T.o., and P.O. at Kew
Boad. Kew has a special celebrity, due to its Royal
Botanic Gardens and Arboretum. The gardens were
originated by George III. and his gardener, the well-
known William Acton, in 1760. They contain the
collections of Captain Cook and Sir Joseph Banks,
and are said to show the finest collection of exotic
plants in the world. In 1840 Queen Victoria, by pre-
sentation, made the gardens a national property. The
herbarium is the largest in the world, and there are
conservatories, museums, fernhouses, a library, and a
picture gallery—the latter being presented by Miss M.
North in 1882. Kew is one of the great suburban
attractions of London. The gardens are free to the
public every day after
1 p.m. They are maintained by
a Parliamentary grant of about £20,000. Gainsborough
(1727-88), the painter, is buried in Kew churchyard.

Kew Bridge Station, ry sta. at N. end of Kew
Bridge, Brentford, Middlesex.

Kew Gardens Station, ry. sta. at Kew, Surrey.

Kewaigue, hamlet, Braddan par., Isle of Man, 1|
mile SW. of Douglas.

Kewstokc, par. and vil., Somerset, 9 miles NAV. of
Axbridge, 2428 ac. land and 1580 water, pop. 740.

Kexborongli, township, Darton par., S. div. AVest-
Riding Yorkshire, in local government district of Dar-
ton, 1543 ac., pop. 610.

Kexhy.—township and vil., Upton par., Lincolnshire,
5 miles SE. of Gainsborough, pop. 324; P.O.
Kexby, township, Catton par., East-Riding Yorkshire,
onriver Derwent, 6 miles E. of York, 1892 ac., pop.
136; P.O.

Kexmoor (or Kessmoor), hamlet, in par. and 2 miles
NW. of Kirkby Malzeard, E. div. AV est-Riding Yorkshire.

Key, Eougli, 3 miles NE. of Boyle, N. co. Roscom-
mon ; about 4 miles by 3 miles.

Key Street, vil., Bobbing and Borden pars, Kent, 2
miles NAV. of Sittingbourne ; P.O.

Key col Hill, Bobbing par., Kent, in vicinity of
Sittingbourne ; is the site of Sittingbourne waterworks.

Keyford Honse, seat, in par. and 1 mile SE. of
Frome, Somerset.

Keyliani, township, Rothley par., in co. and 5|
miles NE. of Leicester, 940 ac., pop. 301.

Kcybam Lake, eastern inlet of the Hamoaze, Devon,
in N. vicinity of Devonport.

Key haven, coast vil., Milford par., Hants, opposite
Hurst Castle and 3 miles SAV. of Lymington ; P.O.

Keyingham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., East-Riding
Yorkshire, 9 miles SE. of Hull, 3549 ac., pop. 635;
P.O. Keyingham Drain, an artificial cutting, goes
from the Humber NE. to the coast.

Keyiner, par. and vil., Sussex—par. (partly in town
of Burgess Hill), 3583 ac., pop. 3439 ; vil., 10 miles
NE. of Brighton; P.O., T.O.; has mfrs. of brown-ware,
bricks, and tiles.

Keynshaiu.—market town and par. with ry. sta.,
Somerset, on river Avon, 5 miles SE. of Bristol, 4171
ac., pop. 2482; P.O., T.o. Market-day,
Keynsham is an ancient place, and has some remains
of an abbey (founded 1172). Malting, brewing, and
flax-spinning are the industries; there is also some
trade in connection with the neighbouring limestone
works. Sheep and stock fairs are held twice a year.—
2. Keynsham, hundred, Somerset, 24,896 ac., pop.
8745 ; contains 16 pars.

Keysoe, par. and vil. in N. of Bedfordshire, 4 miles
SAV. of Kimbolton, 3653 ac., pop. 710 ; P.O.; in vicinity
of vil. is the seat of Keysoe Park.




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