interest attaching to the history of this ancient city is
connected with its cathedral, which, according to
Fuller, was completed during Bishop Heyworths epis-
copate (1420-1447). The building is described as being
excellently proportioned, but as a whole more attrac-
tive from its picturesque appearance rather than its
architectural beauty. A charter of incorporation was
granted to the city by Edward VI. Samuel Johnson
(1709-1784), the great lexicographer and moralist, was
born here, and was educated at the grammar school,
which also had the honour of having upon its roll the
names of Addison, Ashmole, and Garrick. The purity
of the water makes brewing a successful industry.
Carriage and harness work are largely carried on. In
connection with an extension of the London and North-
Western By. a new station was built here in 1884.
Lichfield returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.
Liclifield Division, The, parliamentary division of
Staffordshire, pop. (estimated) 49,942.
Lickbla, par., N. co. Westmeath, on rivers Glore
and Inny, 3Jm. NW. of Castlepollard, 8835 ac., pop. 1016.
Liekerrlg, par., S. co. Galway, 4 miles NAV. of
Loughrea, 4468 ac., pop. 378.
Lickctstown, hamlet, on river Suir, S. co. Kilkenny,
4 miles W. of AVaterford.
Lickey, eccl. dist., Bromsgrove and Kings Norton
pars., AVorcestershire, pop. 1553; contains Lickey
find, 4 miles NE. of Bromsgrove; P.O.; and Lickey
Lickfinn, par., SE. co. Tipperary, 2 miles NE. of
Killenaule, 679 ac., pop. 17.
Lickfold, hamlet, Lodsworth par., Sussex, 4 miles
NW. of Pet worth.
Licklyhcad, old mansion, Premnay par., Aberdeen-
shire, 3 miles S. of Insch sta.
Lickmolassy, par., S. co. Galway, on river Shannon
and Lough Derg, 9887 ac., pop. 2618; contains Portumna.
Lickoran, par., E. co. AVaterford, 5 miles NE. of
Cappoquin, 2414 ac., pop. 289.
Lickprivick Castle (site of), in par. and 14 mile
SW. of East Kilbride, Lanarkshire.
Licky, stream, co. Waterford; rises near Drum
Mountain, and flows 11 miles SAV. to river Blackwater,
4 miles N. of Youghal.
Lid, river, Devon, flows to the Tamar near Lifton.
Lid brook, Gloucestershire. See Lydbrook.
Lidbury, ancient camp, Wilts, 64 miles NW. of
Ludgershall, 990 ft. in circuit, encompassed by ram-
part 40 ft. high.
Lid del Castle (site of), at Old Castleton, Castleton
par., Roxburghshire, on Liddel AVater.
Liddel Strength, ruins of old moated tower, Moat
Quarter township, Kirk Andrews upon Esk par., Cum-
berland, on river Esk, 34 miles NE. of Longtown.
Liddel Water ; rises in Dead AVater bog, near
Saughtree sta., and flows SAV., first 15 miles through
Castleton par., Roxburghshire, then 114 miles along
the Border to the Esk 14 mile S. of Canonbie church,
Dumfriesshire; has salmon and trout.
Liddelbank, estate, Castleton par., Roxburghshire,
5 miles NE. of Canonbie.
Lidden, Kent. See Lydden.
Liddesdale, the valley of Liddel AVater, Castleton
par., Roxburghshire; Liddesdale was the country of
Scotts Dandie Dinmont.
Liddiard Millicent, par. and vil., Wilts, 4 miles
NW. of Swindon, 2321 ac., pop. 886; P.O., called
Liddiard Tregooze, par. and vil., AVilts, 1 mile SE.
of Liddiard Millicent, 5142 ac., pop. 660.
Liddington.—par. and vil., Rutland, 2 miles SE. of
Uppingham, 2020 ac., pop. 546; P.O., called Lydding-
ton.—2. Liddington, par. and vil., Wilts, 3 miles SE.
of Swindon, 2767 ac., pop. 416; 1 mile S. of vil. is
Lidford, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Devon—par.,
56,333 ac., pop. 2708; vil., on river Lid, 6 miles NE. of
Tavistock; is situated amidst charming scenery; has
ruins of Lidford Castle, where Judge Jeffreys held
one of his assizes; a little to S. of vil. is Lidford
Bridge, a one-arched structure thrown across a chasm
of the river Lid; Lidford Cascade, a little below the
bridge, has a fall of 150 ft.
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