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Rhodes Green, hamlet, Rothwell par., West-Riding
Yorkshire, 4 miles N. of Wakefield.

Rhodes Hill, vil., Ashton under Lyne par., SE.
Lancashire, near Oldham.

Rhodogeidio, par., Anglesey, on river Alaw, on N.
side of Llanerchymedd, 1003 ac., pop. 262.

Rhondda, river, Glamorgan; rises under Craig-y-
Llyn, and flows 14 m. SE. through the Rhondda Yalley
to the Taff at Pontypridd;
Rhondda Valley has very
fine scenery, and is rich in mineral wealth.

Rhondda Division, parl. div. of Glamorgan, pop.
44,046 ; consists of the township of Ystradyfodwg.

Rhondda Valley, curacy, Llanwonno par., Glamor-
gan, 3g miles NW. of Pontypridd.

Rhone Hill, seat, E. co. Tyrone ; post-town, Moy.

Rhonehonse, vil., Kirkcudbright. See Kelton. _

Rhos.*—vil., Penmark par., Glamorgan, 94 miles
SW. of Cardiff.—
2. Rhos, 4 miles from Haverford-
west, Pembrokeshire ; P.O.

Rhos Hirwawn, upland, Lleyn Peninsula, Carnar-
vonshire, near Aberdaron.

Rhosbeirio, par., Anglesey, 3 miles W. of Amlwch,
369 ac., pop. 39.

Rhoscilly (or Rhossili), coast par. and vil., Gower,
Glamorgan, near Worms Head, 12 miles SAY. of
Loughor, 2707 ac. and 561 foreshore, pop. 332; in
vicinity of vil. are Bone Caves.

Rhoscolyn, par., Anglesey, in SE. of Holyhead
Island, 44 miles SE. of Holyhead, 2580 ac. (385 water),
pop. 442.

Rhoscrowther, par. and vil., Pembrokeshire, on S.
side of Milford Haven, 5 miles W. of Pembroke, 2390
ac., pop. 212 ; P.O.

Rliosdhu, Cardiganshire. See Rhostie.

Rhosesmor, 4 miles NW. of Mold, Plintshire; P.O.

Rhosferig, township, Lanfihangel-Bryn-Pabuan par.,
Brecknockshire, on river Irvon, 64 miles NW. of Builth,
1320 ac., pop. 83.

Rhosgoch.—ry. sta., Anglesey, 3 miles SW. of
Rhosgoch, township, AYorthen par.,
Montgomeryshire, 64 miles NE. of Montgomery, 1193
ac., pop. 39.

Rboshill, Pembrokeshire, 5 m. from Cardigan ; P.O.

Rhos-Llanerchrngog, eccl. dist. and vil., Ruabon
par., Denbighshire, 2 m. NW. of Ruabon, pop. 5475 ; P.O.

Rhosinaen, hamlet, Llandillofawr par., Carmarthen-
shire, on river Towy, near Llandilo.

Rhosmarket, Pembrokeshire. See Rosemarket.

Rhossili, Glamorgan. See Rhoscilly.

Rhostie (or Rhosdhu), par., Cardiganshire, 64 miles
SE. of Aberystwith, 1307 ac., pop. 168.

Rhostryi'an, ry. sta., in co. and 6 miles SE. of Car-
narvon by rail; P.O.

Rhosybol, eccl. dist., Amlwch par., Anglesey, pop.
626; P.O., 3 miles from Amlwch.

Rhos-y-Gwalia, eccl. dist., Llanfor par., Merioneth,
near Bala, pop. 339.

Rhos-y-Mcdre, eccl. dist. and vil., Ruabon par.,
Denbighshire—dist., pop. 4495; vil., 14 mile N. of
Ruabon; P.O., T.O.

Rhu Stoer, rocky headland, Assynt par., Suther-
land, 9 miles NW. of Lochinver; has a lighthouse 47
ft. high, with intermittent light (Ru Stoer) 195 ft.
above high water and seen 20 miles.

Rhnallt, 3 miles E. of St Asaph, Flintshire ; P.O.

Rhndd-ddin, Denbighshire. See Ruthin.

Rhnddlan.—(or Rhyddlan), parl. bor. and par.,
Flintshire, on river Clwyd, 3 miles NW. of St Asaph and
7f NW. of Denbigh by rail—par. (containing Rhyl), 4730
ac., pop. 7426; bor. (extending into St Asaph par.),
3272 ac., pop. 1242; P.O., T.O. Rhuddlan was an-
ciently a place of importance, and has the ruins of a
castle of great strength said to date from the beginning
of the 11th century, the remains of an old religious
establishment, and a fragment of the building where
Edward I. held his Parliament in 1283. Between the
town and the sea, 3 miles distant, is
Rhuddlan Marsh,
where the AYelsh, under Caradoc, were defeated in 795
by the Saxons, under Offa king of Mercia. The river
is navigable by small vessels up to Rhuddlan, where it
is crossed by a 2-arch bridge, built or improved in 1595.

* Khos is a Welsh word, signifying “ a moss,” “ a meadow.”

* Rhyd is a Welsh word, signifiying “ a ford,” “ a passage.”

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