hall, music hall, mechanics institute, and literary in-
stitute. Several thread factories are in the town, which
also has cotton mfrs. and tanning. Besides the weekly
market there are several important fairs for cattle,
sheep, and horses.
Settrington, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta.,
East-Biding Yorkshire—par., 6192 ac., pop. 802 ; town-
ship, 4986 ac., pop. 555; vil., 3 miles E. of Malton;
P.O. Settrington Hall is the seat of Lord Middleton;
the par. also contains Settrington House, seat, and
Settrington Brow, a spur of the Yorkshire Wolds.
Seven Acres, uninhabited par., Lincolnshire, in Bos-
Seven Arches, a series of sea caverns, Clondavaddog
par., N. co. Donegal, on Lough Swilly.
Seven Heads, cape, S. co. Cork, between Clonakilty
and Courtmacsherry bays.
Seven Hogs, co. Kerry. See Hog Islands.
Seven Oaks, township, Great Budworth par.,
Cheshire, 4 miles NAA7. of Northwich, 631 ac., pop. 183.
Seven Sisters.—ry. sta., Glamorgan, 2 miles SW. of
Colbren Junction and 9 miles NE. of Neath; P.O.—2.
Seven Sisters, ry. sta., Tottenham par., Middlesex, 4J?
miles N. of Liverpool Street Station, London.
Seven Springs, sources of river Churn, Gloucester-
shire, 3 miles S. of Cheltenham.
Seven Stones, reef, off SW. extremity of Cornwall,
7 miles AV. of Lands End ; on E. side, in 40 fathoms, is
a light-vessel, with flashing light seen 11 miles.
Seven Tors, hill range, on N. coast of Devon, in E.
vicinity of Ilfracombe.
Seven Wells, picturesque vales, among Quantock
Sevenhampton.—par. and vil., Gloucestershire, 6
miles E. of Cheltenham, 2600 ac., pop. 512; near the
vil. is Sevenhampton Park, seat.—2. Sevenkamp-
ton, vil., in par. and lg mile SE. of Highworth, AYilts.
Sevenoaks, market town and par., Kent, 7b miles
NAY. of Tunbridge Junction and 22 miles SE. of Lon-
don by rail—par., 6805 ac., pop. 8035; town, pop.
6296; P.O., t.o., 1 Bank, 2 newspapers. Market-day,
Saturday. The town derives its name from seven oaks
which once stood here, and is picturesquely situated on
an eminence amidst beautiful scenery. It is a favourite
centre for tourists, and enjoys amenities from the
mansions and country residences in the neighbourhood.
The grammar school was founded in 1432; there are
also several almshouses. At a large open space in the
town famous cricket matches are played. In addition
to the weekly market monthly stock markets are held.
Sevenoaks (or Western) Division, parl. div. of
Kent, pop. 61,153.
Sevenoaks Weald, eccl. dist., Sevenoaks par., Kent,
pop. 872; P.O., called Weald.
Seventon, vil., 6 miles NAA1. of Chippenham, Wilts.
Severn.—river, North Wales and AY. of England;
rises in a small lake on E. side of Plinlimmon, at SAA7.
border of Montgomeryshire, and flows NE., SE., S., and
SW. past Llanidloes, Newtown, Montgomery, Welsh-
pool, Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth, Bewdley, Stourport,
AYorcester, Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Minsterworth,
Newnham, Awre, Berkeley, and Oldbury, to the Bristol
Channel; is 180 miles long; is navigable to Welshpool,
becomes tidal at Gloucester, and estuarial at Awre;
the Severn Bridge, a railway bridge of 22 spans, and
3581 ft. long, crosses the river at Sharpness; the
Severn Tunnel, a railway tunnel 4 J miles long, extends
beneath the bed of the river, a little below New Passage,
from near Pilning sta. to near Severn Tunnel Junc-
tion sta.—2. Severn, river, North-Riding Yorkshire;
flows 17 miles SE. to the Rye near Butterwick.
Severn Bridge, ry. sta. (for Blakeney), in co. and
15 miles SW. of Gloucester, on AY. side of river Severn.
Severn Stoke, par. and vil., Worcestershire, on
river Severn, 2 miles N. of Upton, 3289 ac., pop. 693;
P.O.; near the vil. is Severn End, seat.
Severndroog. See Savendrug.
Sevington, par., Kent, 2 miles SE. of Ashford, 833
ac., pop. 116.
Seward's Bridge, on the Itchin, Hants, 1 mile from
Sewardstone, hamlet, 2 miles S. of AYaltham Abbey,
Essex ; in vicinity is Sewardstone Lodge, seat.
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