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Swalcllffe, par., township, and vil., Oxfordshire, in
NAV. of co.—par., 6270 ac., pop. 1649; township, 1850
ac., pop. 358; vil., 6 miles SAV. of Banbury; P.O.; in
vicinity is Swalcllffe Hall, seat.

Swale, river, North-Riding Yorkshire; rises on
mountains at boundary of AVestmorland, 4 miles SE. of
Kirkby Stephen, and flows E. and SE., past Muker and
Richmond, to the Ure 1 mile E. of Aldborough; is 60
miles long, and is navigable for 8 miles above its junc-
tion with the Ure.

Swale, The, channel between the Isle of Sheppey and
the mainland of Kent; extends from Queenborough to
AVhitstable, is 16 miles long and from % to 1% mile
wide, and forms a branch of the river Medway.

Swalccliff, coast par., Kent, 2 miles E. of AVhit-
stable, 992 ac. and 310 foreshore, pop. 143; P.O.

Swaledale, picturesque upland vale, North-Riding
Yorkshire, extending from border of AVestmorland to
vicinity of Richmond; is traversed by the Swale, and
possesses great attractions for the botanist and geologist.

Swallow, par. and vil., Lincolnshire—par., 2790 ac.,
pop. 238 ; vil., 4 miles E. of Caistor ; P.O.

Swallow Falls (Rhaidr-y-AVennol), picturesque
waterfalls, on river Llugwy, Carnarvonshire, 2% miles
NAV. of Bettws-y-Coed ; are much visited by tourists.

Swallowfoeck, hamlet, Skellingthorpe par., in co.
and 4 miles AV. of Lincoln.

Swallowcliffc, par., AVilts, 1% mile SE. of Tisbury,
1344 ac., pop. 291.

Swallowficld, par. and vil., in S. of Berks—par.,
3745 ac., pop. 1352; vil., on river Blackwater, 6 miles
S. of Reading; P.O., T.O.; near the vil. is Swallow-
field Park, seat; the par. consists of 2 townships—
East Swallowfield, 1522 ac., pop. 313 ; and West
Swallowficld, 2223 ac., pop. 1039.

Swalwell, vil. with ry. sta., AVhickham par.,
Durham, 5 miles SAV. of Newcastle by rail; P.O.; has
extensive ironworks.

Swan Pool, rockbound haven, on coast of Cornwall,
near Falmouth.

Swan Village, ry. sta. and NAV. suburb of AVest
Bromwich, Staffordshire.

Swanage (or Swanwlch), market town and par.
with ry. sta., Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, 9 miles SE. of
AVareham, 3163 ac. (240 water), pop. 2357; P.O., T.o.,
1 Bank. Market-days,
Tuesday and Friday. The
town stands at the S. side of Swanage Bay, and is
a pleasant and prosperous place engaged in the quarry-
ing of Purbeck stone, upwards of 60 quarries of which
are in the neighbourhood. The most interesting archi-
tectural feature of the town is the Early English church
of St Mary. Swanage Bay is 2 miles wide and pene-
trates 1 mile, and affords good shelter in westerly

Swanborongh.—hundred, Lewes rape, Sussex, 6089
ac., pop. 2626.—2. Swanborongh, hundred, AVilts,
45,916 ac., pop. 8335; contains 20 pars, and a part.

Swanbourne, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in N. of
Bucks—par., 2552 ac., pop. 474; vil., 2 miles E. of
AVinslow; P.O.; Swanbourne House is the seat of
Lord Cottesloe.

Swanland, vil., North Ferriby par., East-Riding
Yorkshire, 7 miles AV. of Hull; P.O.

Swanley, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta. (Swanley
Junction), Sutton at Hone par., Kent—dist., pop.
709; vil., 7 miles E. of Chislehurst by rail and 4 S.
of Dartford; P.O., and P.O., T.O. at Swanley Junction.

Swanlinbar, vil., Kinawley par., NAV. co. Cavan,
on river Cladagh, 3 miles S. of Florencecourt ry. sta.
and 8 miles NAV. of Ballyconnell, pop. 300; P.O., T.o.,

1 Bank. Market-day, Saturday.

Swanlow Lane, 2 m. from AVinsford, Cheshire ; P.O.

Swanmoor, hamlet, Colwich par., Staffordshire, 4
miles NAV. of Rugeley.

Swaninorc.—vil., Droxford par., and eccl. dist.,
partly also in Bishops AValtham par., Hants—dist., pop.
813; vil., 1% mile E. of Bishops AValtham; P.O.; in
vicinity is Swanmore House, seat.—2. Swanmore,
eccl. dist., Ryde par., Isle of AVight, pop. 1460.

Swannay, hamlet, Harray and Birsay par., Orkney,
on Loch of Swannay, 14 miles NAV. of Einstown ; P.O.

Swannery Fleet, The, the creek which divides
Chesil Bank from the mainland of Dorset.

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