Sprinkling Tarn, lake, Cumberland, 3% miles NE.
of AVasdale Head; is 1960 ft. above sea-level, and has
good trout fishing.
Sprint, river, Westmorland; rises on Harter Fell,
and flows 10 miles S. through Long Sleddale to the
Kent near Kendal.
Sproatley, par. and vil., East-Riding Yorkshire—
par., 1372ac., pop. 331; vil., 4 miles N. of Hedon ; P.O.
Sproston, township, Middlewich par,, Cheshire, on
river Dane, 2 miles E. of Middlewich, 874 ac., pop. 141.
Sprotborongb, par., township, and vil., S. div.
West-Riding Yorkshire—par., 3967 ac., pop. 502;
township, 2733 ac., pop. 371; vil., on river Don, 2%
miles SAV. of Doncaster; P.O.; in vicinity is Sprot-
borongb Hall, seat.
Sprougbton, par. and vil., Suffolk—par. (partly in
bor. of Ipswich), 2393 ac., pop. 621; vil., on river
Gipping, 3 miles AV. of Ipswich ; P.O.
Sprouston, par. and vil. with ry. sta., on NE. border
of Roxburghshire—par. 8635 ac., pop. 1026 ; vil., near
river Tweed, 2 miles NE. of Kelso ; P.O.
Sprowston, par. and vil., Norfolk—par. (containing
North Sprowston, vil.), 2576ac., pop. 1782•; vil., 3 miles
NE? of Norwich ; P.O., and P.O. at North Sprowston.
Sproxton.—par. and vil., Leicestershire—par., 2360
ac., pop. 335; vil., 8 m. NE. of Melton Mowbray; P.O.
—2. Sproxton, township, in par. and 1% mile S. of
Helmsley, North-Riding Yorkshire, 2869 ac., pop. 165.
Spur Ness, headland, at S. extremity of Sanday
Spurn Head, headland, Kilnsea par., East-Riding
Yorkshire, at the mouth of the Humber, 8 miles E. of
Grimsby; P.O., T.O.; on point are 2 lighthouses, 112
and 76 ft. high, with fixed lights (Spurn) 93 and 54 ft.
above high water and seen 15 and 12 miles; off point
is Spurn Light-Vessel, with revolving light seen 10 m.
Spurness, Holms of, 3 islets, in Spurness Sound,
Orkney, between Stronsay and Sanday islands.
Spurstow, township and vil., Bunbury par., Cheshire
—township, 1821 ac., pop. 451; vil., 4 miles SE. of
Tarporley; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. are Spurstow Hall
and Lower Spurstow Hall, seats.
Spye Park, seat, 4 miles SW. of Caine, Wilts. 1
Spynie, New, par., Elginshire, onriver Lossie, partly
in pari, and police burgh of Elgin, 5946 ac., pop. 1620;
the church is 2% m. NW. of Elgin; in the NE. of the par.
are the ruins of the ancient episcopal palace of Spynie.
Square Point, 3 miles from Corsock, Kirkcudbright-
shire ; P.O.
Sqnerries, seat, near AATesterham, Kent.
Squires Carn, hill, 2 miles NW. of Moville, NE.
co. Donegal, alt. 1058 ft.
Stabannan, par. and hamlet, mid. co. Louth, on
river Dee, 3 miles S. of Castlebellingham ry. sta., 4381
ac., pop. 837; P.O.
Stable Hills, promontory, on E. side of Derwent-
water, Cumberland, 1 mile S. of Keswick.
Stableford, hamlet, Eccleshall par., Staffordshire, 5
miles SW. of Newcastle under Lyme.
Stablcston, school, Douglas par., Lanarkshire.
Stack, Locb, Eddrachillis par., Sutherland, on E.
side of Ben Stack; discharges the river Laxford.
Stack, The, two grand pyramids of rock, about 100
ft. high, off W. side of Calf of Man.
Stack Castle Rocks, group of lofty sea rocks, off S.
coast of Pembrokeshire, near St Gowans Head.
Stack Rock, Sontb, off NW. point of Holyhead
island, Anglesey; Stack Lighthouse is 91 ft. high,
with revolving light 197 ft. above high water and seen
Stack of Scarlett, Tbe, huge basaltic rock, on S.
coast of Isle of Man, at Scarlett Point, the SAV. ex-
tremity of Castletown Bay; is insulated at high water,
and is about 40 ft. high.
Stacka Bay, on S. coast of Isle of Man, bounded on
the W. by Spanish Head.
Stackallan, par., mid. co. Meath, near river Boyne,
5 miles NE. of Navan, 2351 ac., pop. 317; P.O.
Stackpole Elidor, coast par., Pembrokeshire, 2990
ac., pop. 295; P.O.; Stackpole Court, seat of the Earl of
Cawdor, is 3 miles S. of Pembroke.
Stacks Mountains, 6 miles NE. of Tralee, N. co.
Kerry, greatest alt. 1170 ft.
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