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Porfcasseg, hamlet, St Arvans par., Monmouthshire,
in SE. of co., 3 miles NAV. of Chepstow.

Portchestcr, Hants. See Porchester.

Portclair Deer Forest, Inverness-shire, 14,300 ac.;
post-town, Fort Augustus.

Portcoon, coast cavern, near Giant’s Causeway, N.
co. Antrim.

Portelet Bay, small bay, on S. coast of Jersey,
Channel Islands, at extremity of Noirmont promontory,
14 mile S. of St Aubin’s; on a rock in the centre of the
bay stands a martello tower.

Portencross, in par. and 3 miles NAV. of AVest Kil-
bride, Ayrshire; P.O., T.O.; the ruin of
stands at the base of a lofty sea-cliff.

Portcshain, ry. sta., Dorset. See Portisham.

Portesste, fishing vil. vdth ry. sta., Bathven par.,
Banffshire, 1J mile NE. of Buckie, pop. 1061.

Portevad, creek, N. co. Sligo, in Ballysadare Bay.

Porteynon, par. and vil., Glamorgan, at SE. ex-
tremity of Gower Peninsula—par., 1139 ac. and 214
foreshore, pop. 229; vil., on Porteynon Bay, 15 miles
SW. of Swansea ; P.O.

Portfleld.—hamlet, Pembrokeshire, 2 miles from
Haverfordwest ; P.O., called Portfleld Gate. See
Furzy Castle and Portfield.—2. Portfleld, hamlet,
Curry Rivell par., Somerset, 2 miles SW. of Langport.
—3. Portfleld, eccl. dist. and vil., Ovingpar., Sussex—
dist., pop. 1306; vil., 2 miles E. of Chichester; P.O.

Portgate, township, Lee St John par., Northumber-
land, at the intersection of the Roman AVall and
Watling Street, 4 m. NE. of Hexham, 664 ac., pop. 72.

Portglenone, par., W. co. Antrim, and small market
town, partly also in Tamlaght O’Crilly par., co. London-
derry, on river Bann, 9 miles W. of Ballymena—par.,
10,751 ac., pop.6057; town, pop. 686; P.O., T.o. Market-
Tuesday. Portglenone has trade by theriver ingrain,
slates, timber, &c. The weaving of linen is carried on.

Portli, ry. sta., Glamorgan, 3£ miles NAV. of Ponty-
pridd Junction; P.O., T.O.

Portli Enys, former name of Mousehole, Cornwall.

Portli Nigel (or Hell’s Bloutli), bay, on S. coast of
Lleyn Promontory, Carnarvonshire, between Tremadoc
Bay and Aberdaron Bay.

Portliall, ry. sta., on E. border of co. Donegal, 5
miles N. of Strabane and 11 miles SW. of Londonderry.

Portlialla, fishing hamlet, on coast of Cornwall, 3
miles SE. of Manaccan.

Portliainel, in SE. of Anglesey, on Menai Strait, 54
miles SW. of Bangor ; was the scene of a great military
operation of Edward I. during his conquest of Wales.

Porthcawl, coast vil. with ry. sta., Newton Nottage
par., Glamorgan, at terminus of ry., 6 miles by road
and 9 by rail SAV. of Bridgend ; P.O., T.o. The principal
industry consists in the export of coal, and of iron from
the Maesteg works. Floating docks to the extent of
ac. have recently been opened, and other facilities for
shipping have been introduced. Porthcawl has become
a popular bathing-place.

Porthcieriad, cove, on AV. side of Tremadoc Bay,
Carnarvonshire, 6| miles SW. of Pwllheli.

Porthcotham Bay, on W. coast of Cornwall, 3
miles S. of Trevose Head.

Porthcwrnow, romantic cove, on S. coast of Corn-
wall, 8 miles SAV. of Penzance; is surrounded by
magnificent rock scenery, and has a beach consisting
entirely of shell sands.

Portlidinlleyn, vil. and small hay, Carnarvonshire,
on W. side of Lleyn Peninsula, 2 miles W. of Nevin.

Porthglaze Cove, on W. coast of Cornwall, 4 miles
SAV. of St Ives.

Porthgwarra, coast hamlet, Cornwall, in SW. of co.,
3 miles SE. of Lands End and 9 miles SW. of Penzance ;
is famous for the quality of its lobsters.

Portligwidden, seat, Cornwall; post-town, Truro.

Portliilly, coast hamlet, St Minver par., Cornwall,
34 miles NE. of Padstow ; a coastguard station is here.

Porthjoke Bay, small bay, on W. coast of Cornwall,
5 miles SW. of St Columb Minor.

Porthkerry, coast par. and vil., Glamorgan, 10 miles
SW. of Cardiff, 967 ac. land and 102 foreshore, pop.
129 ; near the vil. is
Porthkerry Honse, seat.

Portlileven, small seaport town, Sithney par., Corn-
wall, on Mounts Bay, 24 miles SW. of Helston, pop.

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