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Largs, police burgh, market town, and par. with ry.
sta., N. Ayrshire—par., 21,850ac., pop. 5149; town, on
Largs Bay, Firth of Clyde, 11 miles N. of Ardrossan by
rail, and 36 from Glasgow by water, pop. 3079 ;
T.o., 2 Banks. Market-day, Thursday. Largs is one
of the Clyde watering-places, and is pleasantly situated,
within view of the Buteshire islands. In and near the
town are some fine villas. Largs has a harbour and pier,
and some fishing. The bay affords good anchorage for
yachts, and there is a Largs Yacht Club. In the old
graveyard is a curious mausoleum of the Skelmorlie
Montgomerys. In the neighbourhood of the town are
tumuli and other vestiges of the battle of Largs (1263).

Largue, school, Forgue par., Aberdeenshire.

Largy, small fishing sta., 3 miles SW. of Killybegs,
SW. co. Donegal, on Fintragh Bay.

Larlg Pass, in the Cairngorm mountains ; leads from
the Wells of Dee, Aberdeenshire, to Rothiemurcus,

Lark, river, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire; rises near
Rushbrook, in SW. part of Suffolk, and flows 26 miles
NW. to the Ouse near Littleport in Cambridgeshire.

Lark Stoke, township, Ilmington par., Gloucester-
shire, 4 miles NE. of Chipping Campden, pop. 21.

Larkbear House, seat, 4 m. SW. of Honiton, Devon.

Larkfield.—hundred, Aylesford lathe, Kent, 17,729
ac., pop. 10,958; contains 14 pars. — 2. Larkfleld,
hamlet, West Mailing par., Kent, 4 miles NW. of

Larkfield, vil., Blantyre par., Lanarkshire, pop. 593.

Larkfield.—seat, 2 miles S. of Manor Hamilton, N.
co. Leitrim.—2. Larkfleld, seat, 3 miles SE. of Mul-
lingar, SE. co. Westmeath.

Larkliall, town and quoad sacra par. with ry. sta.,
chiefly in Dalserf par. but partly also in Hamilton par.,
Lanarkshire—par., pop. 7063; town, near river Avon,
3J miles SE. of Hamilton, pop. 6503;
P.O., T.O., 1 Bank;
the inhabitants are chiefly employed in the neighbour-
ing mines and bleachworks.

Larkliain, hamlet, on coast of N. Lancashire, 5|
miles NW. of Poulton-le-Fylde.

Lurk ton, or Larton, township, in par. and 1\ mile
NE. of Malpas, Cheshire, 403 ac., pop. 48.

Larling, par., Norfolk, 1548 ac., pop. 180; contains
Larlingford, vil.,
8 miles NE. of Thetford; P.O.; in
vicinity is Larling Ileatb.

Larue, seaport town, par., and township with ry. sta.,
E. co. Antrim, at the entrance of Larne Lough, on
the North Channel, 24 miles N. of Belfast—par.,
2210 ac., pop. 4522 ; township (partly in Inver par.),
216 ac., pop. 4000;
P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 2 newspapers.
Wednesday. The harbour (with ry. sta.,
Larne Harbour), which has been much improved,
is 1J mile distant from the town. A steamer, carry-
ing mails and passengers, sails daily between Larne
and Stranraer (on the Scottish coast, 39| miles dis-
tant), this being the shortest sea passage between
Great Britain and Ireland; and communication has
been established with all the principal railways. The
State Line ocean steamers call at Larne to embark
passengers for America. Traffic by steamer is regu-
larly carried on between this port and Ayr, Ballina,
Dublin, Glasgow, Liverpool, and Londonderry. The
mfr. and bleaching of linen are carried on to a small
extent; there is a very extensive flour mill. Larne was
originally called Inver. Edward Bruce landed here in
1315. The ruins of Olderfleet Castle are in the vicinity.

Larne, Lough, a sea inlet, E. co. Antrim, between
the peninsula of Island Magee and the mainland;
6 miles by | mile to
1\ mile; has lighthouses on Earres
Point and Curran pier.

Larne Harbour, ry. sta., 1J mile S. of Larne, co.
P.O., T.o.

Laro, Loch, Creich par., S. Sutherland.

Laroeh Burn, stream, Lismore and Appin par.,
Argyllshire, flows NE. and N. to Loch Leven. See

Larport Hall, seat, 1 mile SE. of Whitby, North-
Riding Yorkshire.

Larrigan, seat, near Madron, Cornwall.

Larriston, estate, Castleton par., S. Roxburghshire;
Larriston Castle, the stronghold of a chief of the Elliots,
stood on Larriston Burn, 5i miles NE. of Newcastleton.

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