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Ncphlnhcg, mountain, 10 miles NAY. of Newport,
W. co. Mayo, alt. 2065 ft.

Neplcar, hamlet, AVrotham par., Kent, 7 miles NE.
of Sevenoaks.

Neptune’s Caves, 2 caverns, on S. coast of Isle of
Wight, near Freshwater Gate, 3% m. E. of The Needles.

Neptune’s Staircase, a series of 8 locks on the
Caledonian Canal, at Banavie, Inverness-shire.

Neroche Castle, ancient camp, on S. border of
Somerset, on Buckland Down, 7 miles SE. of Taunton.

Nerquis (or Nercwys), eccl. dist., township, and vil.,
Mold par., Flintshire—eccl. dist., pop. 1095; township,
2318 ac., pop. 644; vil., 2 miles SE. of Mold;
P.O.; in
vicinity is Nerqnls Hall, seat.

Ncrston, vil., in par. and 1% mile NE. of East Kil-
bride, Lanarkshire.

Neshit.— township, Doddington par., Northumber-
land, 3 miles N. of AYooler, 770 ac., pop. 82.-—2. Nesbit,
township, Stamfordham par., Northumberland, 9% miles
NE. of Hexham, 858 ac., pop. 37.

Nesbitt, township, Hart par., Durham, 7 miles NW.
of Hartlepool, 333 ac., pop. 10.

Nesfiehl with Langbar, township, Ilkley par., E. div.
West-Riding Yorkshire, 7 miles SE. of Skipton, 1925
ac. (31 water), pop. 177.

Ness.—township and vil., Neston par., Cheshire, 1
mile SE. of Neston sta., on Dee estuary, 1195 ac. and
843 foreshore, pop. 376.—2. Ness, wapentake, Lincoln-
shire, in Parts of Kesteven, 31,447 ac., pop. 7511.

Ness.—river, N. Inverness-shire ; issues from the N.
extremity of Loch Ness, and flows 7 miles NE. to the
Moray Firth below Inverness; is an excellent salmon
river.—2. Ness (or Cross), vil., Barvas par., Lewis
island, Ross-shire, 26 miles N. of Stornoway ;

Ness, East, township, Hovingham par., North-Riding
Yorkshire, on river Rye, 2 miles NE. of Hovingham,
536 ac., pop. 39 ; contains Ness Hall, seat.

Ness, Great.—vil., 2 miles NE. of Sevenoaks, Kent.
—2. Ness, Great, par. and vil., Shropshire, 8 miles
NW. of Shrewsbury, 5279 ac., pop. 657; contains Ness-
cliff, vil.;
P.O.; and the seat of Ness House.

Ness, Little, township, Baschurch par., Shropshire,
7 miles NAY. of Shrewsbury, pop. 291.

Ness, Loch, Inverness-shire, on the line of the Cale-
donian Canal; extends 22% miles from Bona Ferry on
the NE. to Fort Augustus on the SW., and has an
average breadth of about 1 mile and a maximum depth
of 130 fathoms; its surplus water is carried off by the
Ness : which see.

Ness, AVest, township, Stonegrave par., North-Riding
Yorkshire, on river Rye, 3 miles NE. of Hovingham,
869 ac., pop. 65.

Ness Castle, seat, Dores par., in co. and 3% miles SAY.
of Inverness, on river Ness.

Ness Glen, rocky ravine, Dalmellington par., Ayr-
shire, on river Doon.

Ness Side House, seat, in co. and 2% miles SAY. of

Nesscliff, vil., Great Ness par., Shropshire, 3% miles
SW. of Baschurch sta.;

Nesting, par., Shetland, 30,982 ac., pop. 2626 ; com-
prises part of Mainland with Whalsay, Brurie, Gruna,
and other islands ; the church is situated on Mainland,
on South Nesting Bay, 8 miles N. of Lerwick.

Neston.—par. and ry. sta., Cheshire, on Dee estuary,
9852 ac. land and 2453 tidal water and foreshore, pop.
P.O. ; the sta. is 4 miles W. of Hooton sta. See
Neston and Parkgate.—2. Neston, eccl. dist., Cors-
hampar., AYilts, pop. 804 ; contains the seat of Neston
Park, 2 miles SAY. of Corsham sta.

Neston, Great and Little, 2 townships, Neston par.,
Cheshire, forming portions of the town of Neston and
Parkgate—Great Neston, 1401 ac. land and 1118 tidal
water and foreshore, pop. 2119; Little Neston, 1485 ac.
land and 492 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 1027;

Neston and Parkgate, town (ry. stations Neston,
and Parkgate), Neston par., Cheshire, on Dee estuary,
•12% miles NAY. of Chester and 190 miles NAY. of Lon-
don, pop. 3405;
P.O., T.o., at Neston, p.o. at Little
Neston, and
P.O. at Parkgate; 1 Bank; the town
consists of the townships of Great Neston, Little Neston,
and Leighton; is a local government district, and from
its situation affords excellent facilities for bathing.

Gazetteer of the British Isles, Statistical and Topographical, by John Bartholomew, F.R.G.S.

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