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Moll . See also Mel .

Mol!, a suburb of Drogheda, S. co. Louth, pop. 313.

Mell Fell, Great and Little, 2 hills, 1760 and 1657 ft.
high, on NW. side of Ullswater, Cumberland.

Mellbreak, hill, on W. side of Crummock Water,
Cumberland, alt. 1676 ft.

Mcllerstain, seat of the Earl of Haddington, in E. of
Earlston par., Berwickshire, near Eden Water, 6 miles
NW. of Kelso.

Mellifont Abbey, ruin, 4 miles NW. of Drogheda,
S. co. Louth, on river Mattock.

Mclling.—par. and vil. with ry. sta., N. Lancashire,
in Lune Valley, 1J mile NAY. of Wennington Junc-
tion and Ilf miles NE. of Lancaster, 23,437 ac., pop.
1809; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Melllng Ilall, seat.-—
2. Melllng, township, Halsall par., SAY. Lancashire,
on Leeds and Liverpool Canal, 1 mile SE. of Maghull
sta. and 7 miles NE. of Liverpool, 2118 ac., pop. 802.

Mclling with Wrayton, township, Melling par.,
N. Lancashire, 1062 ac., pop. 167.

Mellington, vil., Churchstoke par., in co. and 4
miles SE. of Montgomery; in vicinity is Mellington
Hall, seat.

Mellis, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in N. of Suffolk,
5 miles SW. of Diss and 3 miles W. of Eye, 1344 ac.,
pop. 471; P.O.

Mclloncharles, vil., Gairloch par., NW. Ross and
Cromarty, on E. side of Loch Ewe, 2| miles NW. of
Aultbea, pop. 309.

Mcllonudrigle, vil., Gairloch par., NW. Ross and
Cromarty, on W. side of Gruinard Bay, 6 miles N. of

Mellor.—eccl. dist., township, and vil., Glossop par.,
Derbyshire—dist., pop. 2977 ; township, 2362 ac,, pop.
1242; vil., 1J mile SE. of Marple and 6 miles SE. of
Stockport.; P.O.—2. Mellor, eccl. dist. and township,
Blackburn par., NE. Lancashire, 24 miles NAV. of
Blackburn—dist., pop. 1336; township, 1744 ac., pop.
1096; P.O., T.o., at Mellor Brook; Mellor Moor has
traces of a Roman camp.

Mells.—par. and vil., Somerset, 3J miles NW. of
Frome, 3611 ac., pop. 972; P.O.; has coal mines and
ironworks.—2. Mells, hamlet, AVenhaston par., Suffolk,
on river Blyth, 2 miles SE. of Halesworth; has ruins of
ancient chapel.

Mells and Leigh, liberty, Somerset, 5036 ac., pop.
1433; comprises Mells par. and Leigh-on-Mendip par.

Mellte, headstream of river Neath, Brecknockshire
and Glamorgan ; rises under Brecknock Beacons, and
flows 10 miles S. to confluence with the Hepste at Kil-
hepste; passes, near Ystradyfelite, through a cavern
(Porthyr-Ogof) 40 ft. high, 20 wide, and 1800 long, and
makes falls near Clyngwyn.

Mcllwater, hamlet, Bowes par., North-Riding York-
shire, 4 miles SW. of Barnard Castle.

Melinerby.—par. and vil., Cumberland, 8J miles NE.
of Penrith, 5362 ac., pop. 286; P.O.; Melinerby Fell,
2330 ft. high, is crossed near its summit by the Maiden
Way; Melinerby Hall is an ancient residence.—
2. Melinerby, township, Coverham par., North-Riding
Yorkshire, 4 miles SW. of Ley burn, 1212 ac., pop. 110.
—3. Melinerby, township and ry. sta., AVath par.,
North-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles NE. of Ripon, 1138
ac., pop. 305; P.O., T.o.

Mclmore Head, on AY. side of Mulroy Bay, N. co.

Melness, vil., Tongue par., Sutherland, on AY. side of
Kyle of Tongue, 50 miles N. of Lairg sta.

Melplash, eccl. dist. and vil., Netherbury and Poor-
stock pars., Dorset—dist., pop. 415; vil., 2 miles SE.
of Beaminster; P.O.

Melrose, market town and par. with ry. sta., NAY.
Roxburghshire—par., 25,794 ac., pop. 11,131; town,
3g miles SE. of Galashiels and 37 miles SE. of Edin-
burgh by rail, pop. 1550; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-
Monday. The par. contains part of the town
of Galashiels. In the market-place is a stone cross,
bearing date 1642. In AY. vicinity of town is a large
hydropathic establishment. Melrose, a very ancient
place, originally called Ford el, is the “ Kennaquhair ”
of Scott’s
Abbot and Monastery. It is picturesquely
situated in the Vale of Melrose, a hollow between
the Eildon Hills and the river Tweed, and is visited
by great numbers of tourists, attracted chiefly by
Melrose Abbey, the present remains of which are
between 400 and 500 years old, and constitute one of
the most interesting relics of late Gothic architecture
in Scotland. In Melrose Abbey are the remains of
Alexander II., of Michael Scot, of many of the Dou-
glas family, and the heart of the Bruce. The ruins were
repaired by the Duke of Buccleuch in 1822.

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