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Shoreham.—(or New Shorehani), market town, sea-
port, and par., Sussex, at mouth of river Adur (here
crossed by a suspension bridge), 6 miles AV. of Brighton
and 56% SAV. of London by rail, 116 ac., pop. 3505;
P.O., T.o. Market-day,
Saturday. The town of Shore-
liam was originally situated in Old Shoreham parish,
1 mile N. of its present site, and its harbour was long a
great outlet to the Continent, but early in the 15th
century it became silted up. The present harbour
(piers erected 1819) is only tidal, and encumbered by a
bar, but there is an important trade coastwise and with
France, Holland, and the north of Europe. (For ship-
ping statistics, see Appendix.) Shipbuilding, and oyster
and other fisheries, are important industries. The fine
old parish church dates from about 1100. Among the
educational institutions are the Protestant Grammar
School and the Collegiate School. In the Swiss Gardens
are a theatre, a museum, and a conservatory. Shore-
ham (the pari, limits of which were extended in 1770 so
as to include all the rape of Bramber except the bor.
of Horsham) returned 2 members to Parliament from
the time of Edward III. until 1885.—2. Shoreham,
par. and vil. with ry. sta., Kent—par., 5599 ac., pop.
1420; vil., 4% miles N. of Sevenoaks ; P.O., T.O.; Sliore-
ham Mill, paperworks, and Shoreham l’lace, seat, are
near the vil.

Shoreham, Old, par. and vil., Sussex—par., 1920 ac.,
pop. 248; vil., 1 mile NAV. of Shoreham ; P.O.

Shoreham Gap, defile, traversed by the river Adur,
Sussex, between Steyning and Shoreham.

Shoreston, coast township, Bamburgh par., North-
umberland, 7 miles SE. of Belford, 692 ac., pop. 78.

Shorcswood, township, Norham par., Northum-
berland, 6 miles SAV. of Berwick on Tweed, 1212 ac.,
pop. 245.

ShornclifTe Camp, ry. sta., Kent, If mile SAV. of
Folkestone; P.O., T.O.; a camp was formed here during
the Peninsular AVar, and a permanent camp in 1854-55.

Shorncote, par., AVilts, 3 miles S. of Cirencester,
526 ac., pop. 37.

Shorne and Merston, par., Kent, 3234 ac., pop.
879; contains Shorne, vil., 3 m. SE. of Gravesend; P.O.

Short Heath, town with ry. sta. (Short Heath, Clarks
Lane), AVillenhall township, AVolverhampton par., Staf-
fordshire, 5 miles AV. and in pari, limits of AVolver-
hampton, pop. 2394; P.O.; is a local government dist.

Skorttlatt, township, Bolam par., Northumberland,
10 miles SAV. of Morpeth, 518 ac., pop. 21; contains
Shortflatt Tower, seat.

Sliortgatc, 5% miles NE. of Lewes, Sussex; P.O.

SliortgroveHall, seat, Newparkpar., Essex, 2% miles
SAV. of Saffron Walden.

Sliortliampton, township, Charlbury par., Oxford-
shire, on river Evenlode, 2 miles AV. of Charlbury, 1678
ac., pop. 218.

Sliortlands, ry. sta., Kent, 1 mile AV. of Bromley.

Sliortside, school, St Cyrus par., Kincardineshire.

Sbortwood.—vil., Horsley par., Gloucestershire, 5m.

S. of Stroud.—2. Sliortwood, hamlet, Pucklechurch
par., Gloucestershire, 5 miles SAV. of Chipping Sodbury.

Sliortwood Common, in SAV. of Middlesex, 1 mile
NE. of Staines.

Sliortwood Lodge, seat, 4 miles SAV. of Rothbury,

Shorwell, par. and vil., Isle of AVight—par., 3613
ac., pop. 646 ; vil., 4% miles SAV. of Newport; P.O.; the
church is of the time of Edward III.

Shoscoiube, hamlet, 7 miles NAV. of Frome, Somerset.

Shotford, hamlet, Mendhampar., Norfolk, 1 mile S.
of Harleston.

Shothaugli, hamlet, Felton par., Northumberland, 9
miles N. of Morpeth.

Sholley.—par. and vil., Northumberland — par.,
14,582 ac., pop. 924; the vil. is 9 miles SE. of Hexham.
—2. Shotley, par. and vil., Suffolk, on rivers Orwell
and Stour—par., 2042 ac., pop. 622 ; vil., 2 miles NAV.
of Harwich ; P.O.; a strong fort here commands the
entrance to the Orwell.

Shotley Bridge, vil. with ry. sta., Lanchester par.,
Durham, 2 mileS SAV. of Ebchester ; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank ;
here are the Shotley Bridge Mills, paperworks;
Shotley Hill and Shotley Park are seats.

Shotley High Quarter. See Blanchland.

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