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Lower Green, 2 m. N. of Tunbridge Wells, Kent; P.O.

Lower Gniting, 5½ miles SE. of Winehcomb, Glou¬
cestershire ; p.o. See Guiting Power.

Lower Hailing, hamlet, Hailing par., Kent, 4 miles
SW. of Rochester; P.O.

Lower Hardres, 3 miles S. of Canterbury, Kent;
p.o. See Hardres, Lower.

Lower Haresfield, vil., Haresfield par., in co. and
6 miles SW. of Gloucester.

Lower Hellesdon, hamlet, Hellesdon par., Norfolk,

3 miles NW. of Norwich; P.O.

Lower Henhury House, seat, 3 m. N. of Poole, Dorset.

Lower Holloway, eccl. dist., Islington par., Middle¬
sex, pop. 5858.

Lower Mouse, 1 mile from Rose Grove sta., NE.
Lancashire; P.O.

Lower Ince, ry. sta., SE. Lancashire, 1 mile SW. of
Wigan ; P.O., t.o. See Ince in Makerfield.

Lower Largo, vil., Largo par., Fife; P.O. See Largo.

Lower Loders, 2 miles NE. of Bridport, Dorset;
p.o. See Loders.

Lower Lydbrools, ry. sta., at Lydbrook, Gloucester.

Lower Matford, hamlet, 2½ m. SAY. of Exeter, Devon.

• Lower Merton, ry. sta., Surrey, in SE. vicinity of
AVimbledon. See Merton.

Lower Mills, paperworks, Wooburn, Bucks.

Lower Moor, eccl. dist., Prestwick par., SE. Lanca¬
shire, pop. 7678; P.O.; is suburban to Oldham.

Lower Norwood, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Lambeth
par., Surrey, 2 miles NAAr. of Crystal Palace sta. and

miles S. of London Bridge sta., pop. 8916.

Lower Poppleton, vil. (ry. sta. Poppleton, 1J mile
SW.), E. div. AYest-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles NAY. of
York; P.O.

Lower Quinton, vil., Quinton par., Gloucestershire,
5½ miles SAY. of Stratford on Avon ; P.O.

Lower Sherringham, vil., Sherringham par., Nor¬
folk, 4 miles NAY. of Cromer; P.O.

Lower Slaughter, 1 mile NAY. of Bourton on the
AYater, Gloucestershire ; P.O. See Slaughter, Lower.

Lower Soinersham, vil., Somersham par., Suffolk,
3½ miles NE. of Hadleigh sta.; P.O.

Lower Stoke.—hamlet, in N. of Kent, 9 miles NE.
of Rochester; P.O.—2. Lower Stoke, vil., Stoke Holy
Cross par., Norfolk, 6 miles S. of Norwich.

Lower Street, hamlet, on river Orwell, Suffolk,
7½ miles SE. of Ipswich.

Lower Sydenham, ry. sta., Kent, 1| mile N. of
Beckenham sta.

Lower Wallop, hamlet, Nether Wallop par., Hants,

4 miles NAY. of Stockbridge ; P.O.

Lower Wick, hamlet, Bedwardine St John par., in
co. and 2 miles SAY. of Worcester ; P.O.

Lower Wroxham, vil., Wroxham par., Norfolk, 7
miles NE. of Norwich ; P.O.

Lower Wychc, 2 m. from Malvern, AVorcester ; P.O.

Lowertown, 3 miles from Skull, SW. co. Cork; P.O.

Lowesby, par. and township, Leicestershire, 3½ miles
NE. of Billesdon—par., 2350 ac., pop. 327; township,
pop. 142; contains the seat of Lowesby Hall.

Lowestoft, mun. bor., seaport, watering-place,
market town, and par., Suffolk, 10 miles S. of Yar¬
mouth by road and 16 miles by rail, and 113 miles
from London—par., 1685 ac. (200 water), pop. 16,755;
bor. (comprising Lowestoft and Kirkley pars.), 2264
ac., pop. 19,696 ; 4 Banks, 3 newspapers. Market-
Wednesday. Not long ago Lowestoft was a quiet
fishing station, but it has now become a thriving and
important town, chiefly on account of the impetus
given to its industries by the construction of a harbour,
piers, and docks, and by the extension of the railway.
These improvements have given life to an extensive
shipping traffic, while the fisheries, for which the port
has long been famed, have risen to great importance
and value. (For shipping statistics, see Appendix.) On
the cliff is Lowestott High Lighthouse, 53 ft. high,
with revolving light 123 ft. above high water and seen
16 miles, and on the Ness, ½ mile distant, is Lowestoft
Low Lighthouse, 48 ft. high, with occulting light 40
ft. above high water and seen 11 miles. The new dock
(covering between 10 and 11 acres), opened in 1883,
with its fish market, is used by drift-net boats ; while
trawlers have accommodation at the old dock and fish-
market. Lowestoft occupies the most easterly point of
land in England, and is much frequented for its bath¬
ing. The herring fishing is its great industry, con¬
nected with which there are boatbuilding, sail making,
and rope and twine making. There are also large oil
mills, flour mills, and coach works. Lowestoft was
made a municipal borough in 1885.

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