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vicinity of Lostwithiel; was built in the time of Henry

III., was a stronghold of the Earls of Cornwall, and
was taken by the Royalists in 1644 ; at the foot of the
hill is Restormel House, seat; adjacent is Restormel
Mine (iron), the first visited by Queen Victoria in her
progress through Cornwall.

Rcstronguet Creek, on AV. side of Fal estuary,
Cornwall, between Truro and Falmouth; receives the

Reswallie, seat, Rescobie par., Forfarshire, 3 miles
NE. of Forfar.

Retford (or East Retford), mun. bor., market town,
and par., Notts, on E. bank of river Idle and on Chester-
field Canal, 18% miles NAV. of Newark and 139 from
London by rail—par., 288 ac., pop. 3414; bor., 4532
ac., pop. 9748 ; P.O., T.o., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper.
Saturday. East Retford is a well-built
town, with a spacious market place in the centre, a
handsome town hall, a corn exchange, and a grammar
school. It carries on a considerable trade in horses,
cattle, cheese, and hops. The industrial establishments
include iron foundries and papermills. East Retford
(the parliamentary limits of which were extended in
1832 so as to include the entire wapentake of Basset-
iaw) continuously sent 2 members to Parliament from
1571 until 1885.

Retford, West, par., Notts, on AV. side of river Idle,
in mun. bor. of East Retford, with which it was con-
nected by a bridge, 1080 ac., pop. 816.

Rettendon, par. and vil., Essex, 8 miles SE. of
Chelmsford, 3890 ac., pop. 720 ; P.O.

Reuville, seat, 2 m. SAV. of Oranmore, S. co. Galway.

Renvyle, seat, 4 miles NAV. of Letterfrack, NAV. co.
Galway; P.O.; in the vicinity are Reuvyle Point and
Reuvyle Hill (1172 ft.).

Revel’s Hill, near Minterne Magna, Dorset; com-
mands an extensive view.

Revelstoke, coast par., Devon, 4 miles SAV. of
Holbeton, 1541 ac., pop. 550.

Revesby, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, 6 miles SE. of
Horncastle, 4200 ac., pop. 565; P.O.; near vil. is
Revesby Abbey, seat; a Cistercian abbey was founded
here in 1142 ; there is an ancient camp.

Rcw, hamlet, Malborough par., Devon, 4 miles SAV.
of Kingsbridge.

Rew Down, near Ventnor, Isle of AViglit.

Re we, par. and vil., Devon, on river Culm, 4% miles
NE. of Exeter, 1340 ac., pop. 284; P.O.

Rexton, hamlet, Stogumber par., Somerset, 4 miles
SE. of AVatchet.

Rey (or Rere) Cross, base of ancient cross, within
Roman camp, on Stainmoor, North-Riding Yorkshire,
near border of co., 5 miles AV. of Bowes; is supposed
to have been erected by AVilliam the Conqueror and
Malcolm of Scotland to mark the boundary of their

Reydon, par. and vil., Suffolk, 6% miles E. of Hales-
worth, 2727 ac., pop. 307; P.O.; near vil. is Reydon
Hall, seat.

Reyiuerston, par. and vil., Norfolk, 5 miles SE. of
East Dereham, 1599 ac., pop. 303; P.O.; near vil. is
Reyinerston Hall, seat.

Reynagh, par., AV. King’s co., on river Shannon,
8713 ac., pop. 1939; contains Banagher.

Reynard’s Cave, Dovedale, Derbyshire, 5 miles NAV.
of Ashborne.

Reynoldston.—par., Glamorgan, 12 miles SAV. of
Swansea, 1069 ac., pop. 309; P.O.—2. Reynoldston,
par., Pembrokeshire, 4 miles S. of Narberth, 525 ac.,
pop. 71.

Kliagatt, seat, Merioneth, near Corwen.

Rkaiadr. See Rhayadr.

Rhayader.1—market town and par. with ry. sta.,
Radnorshire, on river AVye, 14 miles S. of Llanidloes by
rail, 188 ac., pop. 890; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-
Wednesday and Saturday. Rhayader is a centre
for tourists; it was originally called Rhaidr-Gwy, that
is, “ the cataract on the AVye ; ” had a castle built in
1178, and demolished during the Civil War; had also a
cell to Strata Florida abbey. Rhayader formed one of
the Radnor District of Parliamentary Boroughs, which
returned 1 member until 1885.—2. Rhayader, hun-
dred, Radnorshire, 67,935 ac., pop. 4485.

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