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Rands Grange, township, in par. and near Bedale,
North-Riding Yorkshire, 357 ac., pop. 15.

Randwick, par. and vil., Gloucestershire, 14 mile
NW. of Stroud, 604 ac., pop. 1128; P.O.

Ranelagh, North and South, 2 townlands, Rath-
mines and Rathgar township, St Peter’s par., co. Dublin,
in S. vicinity of city of Dublin; P.O., T.O.; Ranelagh
gives the title of viscount to the family of Jones.

Ranfurly Castle, ruin, in par. and 14 mile N. of
Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire ; belonged to the ancestors
of John Knox, and gives the titles of baron and earl to
the Irish branch of the Knox family.

Rangag, Locb, in the N. of Latheron par., Caithness.

Range Castle, ancient camp, Dalton par., Dumfries.

Rangeiuore House, seat, Staffordshire, 5 miles W.
of Burton on Trent.

Rangeworthy, township and vil., Thornbury par.,
Gloucestershire, 4 m. SW. of Thornbury, 896 ac., pop. 247.

Rnukeillour, Nctlier, seat, Collessie par., Fife, 34
miles SAY. of Cupar.

Rankeillour, Over, seat, Monimail par., Fife, 1
mile N. of Nether Rankeillour.

Rankinstown, vil. with ry. sta., Coylton par., Ayr-
shire, 8 miles SAY. of Old Cumnock, pop. 954 ; P.O.

Rankle Burn, Ettrick par., Selkirkshire ; flows 9
miles N. to Ettrick Water, opposite Tushielaw Tower.

Ranksborough Hill, eminence, on NW. border of
Rutland, 3 miles NW. of Oakham; commands a view of

Ranmoor, eccl. dist., Sheffield par., S. div. West-
Riding Yorkshire, in bor. of Sheffield, pop. 1864.

Ranmore, eccl. dist., Great Bookham, Little Book-
ham, Dorking, Effingham, and Mickleham pars., Surrey,
pop. 285 ; P.O. at Ranmore Common, 2 miles NW. of

Rannach Point, the SW. extremity of Arran island,
W. co. Donegal.

Rannerdaie Knott, hill, on SE. side of Crummock
Water, Cumberland, alt. 1160 ft.

Rannoch.—district, NW. Perthshire and NE. Argyll-
shire ; contains Rannoch Deer Forest, 12,740 ac.—2.
Rannoch, vil., Fortingall par., Perthshire, at E. end
of Loch Rannoch, 13 miles SAY. of Struan sta.; P.O.,
T.O.; Loch Rannoch is 9 miles by 1 mile, and gives out
the Tummel; Rannoch Lodge is at AA7. end of loch.

Ranskill, township and vil. with ry. sta., Blyth par.,
Notts, 34 miles S. of Bawtry, 1261 ac., pop. 376 ; P.O.

Ranston House, seat, Iwerne Courtnay par., Dorset,
4 miles NW. of Blandford.

Ranton (or Ronton), par., in co. and 4 miles W. of
Stafford, 1843 ac., pop. 265.

Ranton Abbey, par., Staffordshire, adjacent to
Ranton, 748 ac., pop. 12 ; has ruins of a priory of time
of Henry II.; near the ruins is a seat (Ranton Abbey)
of the Earl of Lichfield.

Ranworth (with Panxworth), par. and vil., Nor-
folk, on S. side of Ranworth Broad, 4 miles NW. of
Acle and 9 miles NE. of Norwich, 1902 ac., pop. 438;
near vil. is Ranworth Hall, seat; Ranworth Broad,
or lake, communicates with river Bure.

Ranza. See Glen Ranza and Lochranza.

Raphoe, market-town, seat of a diocese, and par.,
North Raphoe bar., E. co. Donegal, 64 miles NAA7. of
Strabane sta. and 15 SW. of Londonderry — par.,
13,225 ac., pop. 3399; town, pop. 986;
P.O., t.o., 1
Bank. Market-day,
Saturday. Raphoe is situated in
a fertile district. The see of Raphoe was united to
that of Derry in 1835.

Raphoe, North and South, 2 bars., E. co. Donegal
—North Raphoe, 79,422ac., pop. 18,100; South Raphoe,
140,848 ac., pop. 21,934.

Rapla, seat, 2 m. NE. of Nenagh, N. co. Tipperary.

Rappa Castle, seat, 4 m. NAV. of Ballina, N. co. Mayo.

Rapsgate, hundred, Gloucestershire, 25,976 ac., pop.
3772; contains 10 pars, and part of another.

Rarnish, vil., Lochs par., Lewis island, Outer Hebri
des, Ross and Cromarty, pop. 419.

Rasay.—(or Blackwater), river, Ross and Cromarty;
rises on Derrymore mountains, and flows 19 miles to
the Conon at Moy; affords good angling, and has a
fine waterfall a little below Lochfarve. — 2. Basay,
island, Inverness-shire. See

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