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Maiden Bower.—ancient circular camp, Bedford-
shire, in par. and 1 m. NW. of Dunstable.—2. Maiden
Bower,island, lgm. AV. of Bryher, Scilly Islands, Corn-
wall.—3. Maiden Bower, eminence, in co. and 14 m.
W. of Durham.— 4. Maiden Bower, Topcliffe par.,
North-Biding Yorkshire, 44 miles SW. of Thirsk; has
traces of the Percys’ seat, where Charles I. was impri-
soned previous to being delivered up to the Scottish army.

Maiden Bradley, vil., Wilts, and par., partly also in
Somerset—par., 4334 ac., pop. 591; vil., 4m. N. of Mere;
P.O.; has some remains of a priory of 1190; Maiden-
Bradley Mouse is a seat of the Duke of Somerset.

Maiden Castle.—ancient fortification, in co. and 2
miles E. of Durham, on a cliff 100 ft. above the river
Wear.—2. Malden Castle (or Mew Dun), Dorset, 2
miles SW. of Dorchester ; is one of the largest earth-
works in England, covering an area of about 160 ac.—

3. Maiden Castle, ancient camp, North-Biding York-
shire, near Beeth.

Maiden Early, seat, 24 miles SE. of Beading, Berks.

Maiden House, place, formerly extra-parochial, now
inLeadenham par., Lincolnshire, 74m.NA\r. of Sleaford.

Maiden Moor, height with cairn, Cumberland, on
SW. side of Derwent Water, alt. 1887 ft.

Maiden Newton, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Dorset,
on river Frome, 74 miles NW. of Dorchester, 2853 ac.,
pop. 799; P.O., T.o., 3 Banks.

Malden Pap, hill, Latheron par., Caithness, 6 miles
NW. of Berriedale, alt. 1587 ft.

Maiden Paps, 2 limestone rocks, Bishop AVearmouth
par.,Durham, 24 m. SW. of Sunderland; are landmarks.

Malden Paps, hill, Cavers par., Roxburghshire, 8
miles S. of Hawick, alt. 1677 ft.

Maiden Stack, isolated rock rising out of the sea,
near Mull of Eswick, Nesting par., Shetland.

Malden Stone, sculptured stone, near Chapel of
Garioch church, Aberdeenshire.

Maiden Way, Roman road, AVestmorland and Cum-
berland ; was a branch of AVatling Street, from Kirkby
Thore, Westmorland, N. to Bewcastle, Cumberland.

Maldencoinhe, vil., Stokeinteignhead par., Devon,
on the coast, 3 miles S. of Teignmouth.

Maidenliayne, hamlet, Musbury par., Devon, 3 miles
SW. of Axminster.

Maidenhead, mun. bor. and market town, Bray and
Cookham pars., Berks, near river Thames, 11 miles NE.
of Reading and 24J W. of London by rail, 2123 ac., pop.
8220; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day,
Wednesday. Maydenhythe is an early name of the
place, which in the 12th century possessed a wharf for
timber and a bridge across the river. Its first charter
was granted in the reign of Edward III. The town has
a large timber trade, also breweries, maltings, and
grain mills ; and in vicinity (in Bucks) are the Taplow
Paperworks. Here, at the Greyhound Inn, Charles I.
bade farewell to his children. Thomas Rickman (1776-
1841), the architect, was a native.


Maidens, vil., Kirkoswald par., Ayrshire, 64 miles
SW. of Maybole; P.O., t.o.

Maidens, The, group of rocks, off coast of co. An-
trim, 7 miles NE. of Larne ; on the rocks are 2 light-
houses, 800 yards apart, which are 76 and 68 ft. high,
and have fixed lights (Maidens) 95 and 82 ft. above
high water and seen 14 and 13 miles.

Maiden well, ancient par., now in Farforth par.,
Lincolnshire; Mafdemvell House is 54 m. S. of Louth.

Maidford, par. and vil., Northamptonsliire, 6 miles
NW. of Towcester, 1930 ac., pop. 270.

Maids Moreton, par., in co. and 1 mile NE. of Bucks,
on Buckingham Canal, 1366 ac., pop. 448; P.O.

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