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Soyland, town and township, Halifax par., N. div.
West-Riding Yorkshire, 4% miles SW. of Halifax, 4270
ac., pop. 3667; contains the
Soyland Mills, paperworks,
also cotton mills and a large silk mill.

Spa.—2 miles S. of Ballynahinch, mid. co. Down;
P.O. ; has a chalybeate spring.—2.
Spa, hamlet, 3%
miles NW. of Tralee, NW. co. Kerry, on Tralee Har-
bour; P.O.

Spa Hill, Shanid barony, co. Limerick, 8 miles SW.
of Foynes sta., alt. 496 ft.

Spa Koad (Bermondsey), sta. on the South-Eastern
Railway, Surrey, 1 mile SE. of London Bridge sta.

Spacey Houses, hamlet, Kirkby Overblow and
Spofforth pars., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles
NW. of Wetherby.

Spain’s Hall.—seat, 5% miles NE. of Thaxted, Essex.
Spains Hall, seat, Essex; post-town, Ongar.

Spalding, market town and par. with ry. sta., Lincoln-
shire, onriver Welland, 14 m. SW. of Boston, 12,070 ac.,
pop. 9260; P.O., T.o., 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-
Tuesday. Spalding is an important railway centre,
while the river has been made navigable to the town
for vessels of from 50 to 70 tons. It is situated in a
rich agricultural district, and has a large trade, by river
and by rail, in corn, wool, coal, and timber. It has
also flour, bone, and saw mills, breweries, and coach
works. There are remains of a priory of 1501, a fine
old church (restored 1860), a grammar school, a corn
exchange, and a spacious market place.

Spalding (or Holland) Division, pari. div. of Lin-
colnshire, pop. 53,462.

Spalding Marsh, 5 miles from Spalding, Lincoln-
shire ; P.O.

Spaldlngton,vil., Bubwith par., and township, partly
also in Aughton par., East-Riding Yorkshire—town-
ship, pop. 296; vil., 4 miles N. of Howden; P.O.; in
vicinity is
SpaUlington Grange, seat.

Spaldwlck, par. and vil., Huntingdonshire—par.,
1690 ac., pop. 355; vil., 7 m. W. of Huntingdon ; P.O.

Spalford, township, North Clifton par., Notts, 7
miles E. of Tuxford, pop. 89.

Spamoimt, 3m. fromCastlederg, AV. co. Tyrone; P.O.

Span Head, hill, on border of Somerset and Devon,
in Exmoor, 7% miles N. of South Molton, alt. 1610 ft.

Spanhy, par., Lincolnshire, 5 miles SE. of Sleaford,
1019 ac., pop. 104.

Spancel Hill, hamlet, 4 m. NE. of Ennis, co. Clare.

Spango Water, Kirkconnel par., Dumfriesshire;
flows 7% miles E. to Crawick Water.

Spaniard and East Spaniard Sands, shoals, in
Thames estuary, 6 miles N. of Whitstable.

Spanish Cove, creek, 4 miles SW. of Crookhaven,
SW. co. Cork.

Spanish Head, promontory, at SW. extremity of Isle
of Man ; alt. 350 ft.

Spanish Island, Creagh par., S. co. Cork, in Balti-
more Bay, 119 ac., pop. 5.

Spanlshpoint, hamlet, 2 miles SW. of Milltown
Malbay, AAr. co. Clare, on Spanish Point; P.O. ; the point
was so called from 2 ships of the Spanish Armada
having been wrecked here.

Sparhani, par. and vil., Norfolk—par., 1770 ac., pop.
308; vil., 7 miles NE. of Dereham ; P.O.

Sparkbrook, eccl. dist. (ry. sta. Smallheath and
Sparkbrook), Aston par., Warwickshire, on river Cole,
on SE. side of Birmingham, pop. 12,733.

Sparkenhoe, hundred, Leicestershire, in W. of co.,
107,478 ac., pop. 44,188 ; contains 38 pars, and 3 parts.

Sparkford, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Somerset—
par., 950 ac., pop. 253; vil., 5 miles SAV. of Castle
Cary ; P.O.; near the vil. is
Sparkford Hall, seat.

Sparkwell, 4 miles from Plympton, Devon ; P.O.

Sparrowplt, hamlet, 2 miles E. of Chapel en le Frith,

Sparsholt.—par., township, and vil., Berks, in NW.
of co., 3% miles W. of Wantage—par., 5845 ac., pop.
778 ; township, 3698 ac., pop. 440.—2.
Sparsholt, par.
and vil., Hants—par., 3552 ac., pop. 434 ; vil., 2% miles
NW. of Winchester ; P.O.

Sparsholt Court, seat, AVest Hendred par., Berks,
in NAV. of co., 3 miles E. of Wantage.

Sparty Lea, hamlet, 5 miles S. of Allendale, North-
umberland; P.O.

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