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has extensive ironworks.—2. Rhymney (or Snmney),
river, South Wales ; rises in Brecknockshire, and flows
30. miles SE. along the border of Monmouthshire and
Glamorgan to the Bristol Channel 2 miles E. of Cardiff;
Khymney Valley has some fine scenery, and is rich
in minerals.

Rhymney Bridge, ry. sta., Brecknockshire, on border
of Monmouthshire, 1½ mile N. of Rhymney.

Khymney Junction, ry. sta., Glamorgan, on border
of Monmouthshire, 9½ miles SE. of Rhymney.

Rhynd, par., Perthshire, between the rivers Tay and
Earn, 2457 ac., pop. 297;
P.O.; the church is 4 miles
SE. of Perth.

Rhyndwyclydach,township, Llangafelach par., Gla¬
morgan, 6½ miles N. of Swansea, 7704 ac., pop. 3529;
has extensive collieries.

Rhyule, par. and vil., Aberdeenshire—par., 12,879
ac., pop. 1126; vil. (also called Muir of Rhynie), on
Water of Bogie, 4 miles SAV. of Gartly sta. and 14
miles NW. of Alford, pop. 442;
P.O., T.O., 2 Banks.

Rhynns of Islay. See Rhinns, The.

Rialton Priory, ruin, in par. and near St Columb
Minor, Cornwall; was founded about 1500.

Rib, river, Herts ; rises near Buckland, and flows 12
miles S. past Buntingford to the Lea near Hertford.

Rlbhesford, par., township, and vil., Worcestershire,
on river Severn—par. (containing Bewdley), 4659 ac.,
pop. 3171; township, 2549 ac., pop. 83; vil., ¾ mile S.
of Bewdley; near vil. is
Rihbesford House, seat.

Ribhle, river, Yorkshire and Lancashire; rises on
Whernside mountain, at Ribblehead, and flows S. past
Settle and Gisburn to the border of Lancashire, traces
the border 6 miles SW. past Clitheroe, then proceeds
SW. across Lancashire, past Preston, to the Irish Sea;
is navigable to Preston, where it gradually expands
into an estuary, about 5½ miles wide between Southport
andLytham; SE. of Stanner Point, N. side of entrance,
is a lighthouse, with intermittent light (Ribble River)
81 ft. above high water and seen 12 miles.

Ribblehead, ry. sta., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire,
9 miles S. of Hawes Junction.

Ribbles Down, near Caterham Junction, Surrey.

Ribbleton, township, Preston par., N. Lancashire,
mostly in bor. of Preston, 649 ac., pop. 575; at
ton Moor
the Duke of Hamilton was defeated, in
1648, by Cromwell, and the insurgents, in 1715, by
Generals Willes and Carpenter.

Ribhy with Wrea, eccl. dist. and township (ry.
sta. Wrea Green), Kirkham par., N. Lancashire, 2 miles
W. of Kirkham—dist., pop. 676; township, 1387 ac., pop.
P.O. at the vil. of Wrea Green; near sta. is
Hall, seat.

Rlbchester, small town, par., and township, NE.
Lancashire, on river Ribble, 5½ miles NAY. of Blackburn
—par., 7685 ac., pop. 5378; township, 2211 ac., pop.
1282; P.O.; occupies the site of a Roman station, and
has yielded numerous Roman relics.

Ribes Castle, mansion, on eminence, 1 mile SE. of
Matlock Bridge sta., Derbyshire.

Ribstone, Great, with Walshford, township, Hun-
singorepar., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river
Nidd, 3½ miles SE. of Knaresborough, 1933 ac., pop.
193; a preceptory of Knights Templars stood here; in
the gardens of
Ribstone Hall the “ Ribstone pippin ”
was first grown in England.

Ribstone, Little, township and vil., Spofforth par.,
E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles SE. of Knares¬
borough, 856 ac., pop. 181.

Ribton, township, Bridekirk par., Cumberland, on
river Derwent, 5 miles W. of Cockermouth, 616 ac.,
pop. 18.

Rlby, par. and vil., Lincolnshire, 5½ miles SW. of
Great Grimsby, 2749
ac., pop. 273; P.O.; Rlby Grove
is the seat of the Tomline family.

Riccall, par. and vil. with ry. sta., East-Riding
Yorkshire, 4miles N. of Selby, 2667 ac., pop. 780;
near vil. is
Riccall Hall, seat; on Riccall Common
are earthworks formed in 1066 by the Norsemen under
Harold Haarfager.

Rlccarton.—par., Ayrshire, 7550 ac., pop. 7112;
P.O.; contains the greater part of town of Hurlford
(pop. 3728) and part of the burgh of Kilmarnock (pop.
Rlcearton, seat, Currie par., Edinburgh¬
shire, 6 miles SW. of Edinburgh.—3. Riccartou, Kin¬
cardineshire ; p.o. See
Rickarton.—4. Rlccarton,
vil. with ry. sta. (Riccarton Junction), Castleton par.,
Roxburghshire, 13^ miles S. of Hawick; P.O.

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