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Rickmansworth, smalltown and par. with ry. sta.,
Herts, at the confluence of the Chess and the Colne, 34
miles SW. of Watford, 10,020 ac., pop. 5511; P.O., T.o.,
1 Bank; has mfrs. of straw-plait and paper; attracts
many anglers for the sake of sport in the neighbouring
waters. Itlckmansworth Park, seat, is in N. vicinity
of the town.

Riddell, seat, in par. and If mile SW. of Lilliesleaf,

Riddells-Qnarter, township, Long Horsley par.,
Northumberland, 7 miles NW. of Morpeth, 2174 ac.,
pop. 127.

Biddings, market town, Alfreton par., Derbyshire,
14 mile NW. of Codnor Park sta. and 3 miles SE. of
Alfreton, pop. 5730; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day,
Saturday. Biddings is a thriving place, supported by
the collieries and ironworks of the neighbourhood; in
vicinity is Riddlngs House, seat.

Rlddlngs Junction, ry. sta., Cumberland, on the
Border, 14J miles N. of Carlisle.

Riddlecouibe, hamlet, Ashreigney par., Devon, 4|
miles W. of Chulmleigh.

Riddlesdcn, eccl. dist. and vil., Bingley par., West-
Riding Yorkshire, lg mile N. of Keighley, pop. 767;
Rlddlesden Hall, an old house of the 16th century,
was formerly the seat of the Paslews.

Riddlesworth, par., Norfolk, on river Little Ouse,
6 miles S. of Harling Road sta., 1157 ac., pop. 96;
contains Riddlesworth Hall, seat.

Rlddon, Loch, sea-loch, Cowal dist., Argyllshire;
extends 4 miles N. from the Kyles of Bute.

Ridgacre, township, Halesowen par., Worcester-
shire, 4 miles E. of Stourbridge, pop. 749.

Ridge . See also Ridg .

Ridge, par. and vil., Herts, 34 miles NW. of Barnet,
3615 ac., pop. 406 ; P.O.

Ridge, The, shoal, in Strait of Dover, 12 miles SE.
of Folkestone ; extends 11 miles NE. and SW.

Ridge Shoal, in Lough Foyle, co. Donegal, near

Ridge Way.—ancient Roman road, Berks and Wilts,
between Wanborough and Wallingford. — 2. Ridge
Way, ancient Roman road, Herefordshire, in vicinity
of Eastnor and the Herefordshire Beacon.—3. Ridge
Way, ancient road, Pembrokeshire, between Pembroke
and Tenby.

Ridgehill, hamlet, Winford par., Somerset, 7 miles
SW. of Bristol.

Ridgmont.—par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 9
miles SW. of Bedford, 2248 ac., pop. 746; P.O.—2.
Ridgmont, vil., Burstwick par., East-Riding York-
shire, 3 miles E. of Hedon.

Ridgway. — eccl. dist. and vil., Eckington par.,
Derbyshire, 3| miles NW. of Eckington, pop. 2188; P.O.
—2. Ridgway, vil., Plympton St Mary par., Devon,
4g miles NE. of Plymouth ; is a summer resort of the in-
habitants of Plymouth.—3. Ridgway, hamlet, Smeeth
par., Kent, 4 miles SE. of Ashford.—4. Ridgway,
seat, Surrey ; post-town, Guildford.

Ridgway Cross, 6 miles N. of Ledbury, Hereford-
shire ; P.O.

Ridgway Hill, in S. of Dorset, on South Downs, 4
miles SW. of Dorchester; has a fine view.

Ridgwell, par. and vil., Essex, 54 miles SE. of
Haverhill, 1724 ac., pop. 657; P.O.; occupies the site of
a Roman settlement, and has yielded many antiquities.

Riding Mill (or Riding), township and ry. sta.,
Bywell St Andrew par., Northumberland, on river
Tyne, 54 miles SE. of Hexham, 1036 ac., pop. 213 ;
P.O., T.O.; contains Riding House, seat.

Ridley.—township, Bunbury par., Cheshire, 54 miles
NW. of Nantwich, 1458 ac., pop. 98 ; birthplace of Lord
Chancellor Egerton (1540-1617), first Lord Ellesmere.—
2. Ridley, township, Holt par., Denbighshire, near
Holt, 698 ac., pop 27.—3. Ridley, par., Kent, 7 miles
SW. of Gravesend, 834 ac.,pop. 65.—4. Ridley, town-
ship, Haltwhistle par., Northumberland, on river Allen,
at its influx to the South Tyne, 5 miles E. of Halt-
whistle, 4443 ac., pop. 204 ; contains Ridley HaU, seat.

Rldllngton.—par., Norfolk, near the coast, 44 miles
E. of North AValsham, 635 ac., pop. 195.—2. Ridllng-
ton, par. and vil., Rutland, 24 miles NW. of Upping-
ham, 2027 ac., pop. 234.

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