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Pleaskin, basaltic cliff, near Giant’s Causeway, N.
co. Antrim ; 400 ft. high.

Pleasley, par. and vil., Derbyshire—par. (containing
Shirebrook), 3293 ac., pop. 1152; vil., on river Meden,
3 miles NW. of Mansfield;
P.O.; was once a market
town; the old market cross stands on the brow of an
adjacent hill; near the vil. is Pleasley Park, seat.

Pleasley Hill, hamlet, Mansfield par., Notts, on river
Meden, opposite Pleasley vil.

Plcberstown, par., mid. co. Kilkenny, on river Nore,
2 miles SE. of Thomastown, 898 ac., pop. 135.

Pleck and Bescot, eccl. dist. (ry. stations Pleck
and Bescot Junction), Walsall par., Staffordshire, on
S. side of Walsall, pop. 5770.

Pledgdon, hamlet, Henham par., Essex, 6 miles NE.
of Bishop Stortford.

Pleinmont Point, bold rocky promontory, forming
the SW. extremity of Guernsey, Channel Islands, 74
miles SW. of St Peter Port.

Plemonstall (or Plemstall), par., Cheshire, on NE.
side of Chester city (containing part of Hoole), 3131
ac., pop. 1136.

Plemont Point, rocky promontory, on NAV. coast of
Jersey, Channel Islands, § mile E. of Cape Grosnez;
is famous on account of its caverns.

Plenineller (or Plainmellor), township, in par. and
1 mile SE. of Haltwhistle, Northumberland, 5043 ac.,
pop. 188.

Plcskey, par. and vil., Essex, 6 miles NAV. of Chelms-
ford, 732 ac., pop. 302;
P.O.; has remains of ancient

Plcssey, hamlet with ry. sta., Stannington par.,
Northumberland, on river Blyth, 6 miles SE. of Mor-
peth ; Plcssey Hall, an ancient mansion, in vicinity, is
now a farmhouse.

Plinliminon (Five Beacons), mountain, on border
of Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire, 10 miles W. of
Llanidloes, alt. 2469 ft. ; comprises 3 masses, forming
the centre of a great mountain group, and contains the
sources of the rivers Severn, AVye, Rheidol, Ystwith,
and Llyffnant.

Plockton, fishing vil., Lochalsh par., Ross and Cro-
marty, on Loch Carron, 4 miles SAY. of Strome Ferry
ry. sta., pop. 440;
P.O.; ranks as a burgh of regality.

Plodder Lane, ry. sta., SE. Lancashire, 14 mile SE.
of Bolton.

Plomesgate, hundred, Suffolk, in SE. of co., 46,211
ac., pop. 11,367 ; contains 23 pars.

Plompton, township, Spofforth par., E. div. West-
Riding Yorkshire, 24 miles S. of Knaresborough, 2134
ac., pop. 166.

Plotcock, collier vil., in par. and 4 miles SE. of
Hamilton, Lanarkshire.

Plonghley, hundred, Oxfordshire, inE. of co., 59,881
ac., pop. 13,490; contains 33 pars, and parts of 2 others.

Plover Scar, rock, at mouth of the Lune, N. Lancashire.

Plowden, vil. with ry. sta., North Lydbury par.,
Shropshire, 54 miles SE. of Bishop’s Castle; in vicinity
is Plowden Hall, seat.

Plowland, hamlet, Welwick par., East-Riding York-
shire, 2 miles SE. of Patrington.

Pluck, ry. sta., N. co. Donegal, 5 m. E. of Letterkenny.

Pliickley and Pevington, par. (ry. sta. Pluckley),
Kent, 3094 ac., pop. 923; contains Pluckley, vil., 2
miles NE. of Pluckley sta., which is 5 miles NW. of
Ashford Junction;
P.O., T.O.

Plumb Bridge, vil., Upper Bodoney par., N. co.
Tyrone, 7 miles NE. of Newtown Stewart, pop. 128;
P.O., called Plumbridge.

Pluiub Island, one of the Scilly Islands, NW. of
St Martin’s.

Pliunbland, par. and vil., Cumberland—par., 2568
ac., pop. 650 ; vil., 6 miles NE. of Cockermouth; has a
grammar school; limestone and coal are worked.

Plumbley, township and vil. with ry. sta., Great
Budworth par., Cheshire—par., 1695 ac., pop. 366;
vil., 24 miles SW. of Knutsford ;

Plumbridge, co. Tyrone; P.O. See Plumb Bridge.

Plummer's Plain, 5m. SE. of Horsham, Sussex; P.O.

Plump ton.—vil. with ry. sta., Cumberland, 44 miles
NW. of Penrith
; P.O.—2. Plumpton, par., North-
amptonshire, 7 miles W. of Towcaster, 1800 ac., pop.
30.—3. Plumpton, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Sussex

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

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