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Tan-y-Bwlch, hamlet with ry. sta., Llanfrothen
par., Merioneth, 7£ miles NE. of Portmadoc and 5£
miles SW. of Duffws;
P.O., T.o.; the inn has long
been a favourite resort of Welsh tourists; adjacent are
the finely-wooded grounds of Plas Tan-y-Bwlcb, seat.

Tan-y-Grisiau, hamlet with ry. sta., Merioneth, Ilf
m. NE. of Portmadoe and If m. SW. of Duffws;

Tan-yr-Alit, near Tremadoc, Carnarvonshire; was
the seat of Mr Madocks, who founded Tremadoc.

Tapeley Park, seat, 2£ miles NE. of Bideford, Devon.

Taphouse, 4 miles from Crediton, Devon; P.O.

Taphouse, East and West, 2 hamlets, Broadoak
par., Cornwall, 41? miles W. of Liskeard.

Taplow, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Bucks, on
river Thames,
lb mile NE. of Maidenhead and 4 miles
NW. of Slough, 1762 ac., pop. 1063;
P.O.; the Taplow
Paper Works are here; Taplow Court was formerly
the seat of the Earl of Orkney.

Tappington Court, manor-house, near Wootton,
Kent; made classical in the “Ingoldsby Legends” by
the murder committed by Sir Giles Tappington.

Tapton, township, Chesterfield par., Derbyshire, 1J
mile NE. of Chesterfield, 655 ac., pop. 183; contains
Tapton Court, seat.

Tar, rivulet, S. co. Tipperary; flows about 18 miles
E. to river Suir, near Newcastle.

Tara.—par. and hamlet, mid. co. Meath, near river
Boyne, 3 miles NE. of Kilmessan ry. sta. and 6 miles
SE. of Navan, 3364 ac., pop. 261;
P.O. Tara Hill
(507 ft.), where the ancient kings of Ireland are said
to have had their seat and held their assemblies, has
earthworks and other antiquities.—2. Tara, rivulet;
rises near Newtown Hamilton, S. co. Armagh, and flows
into the river Dundalk, co. Louth.—3. Tara, hill, 4
miles NE. of Gorey, NE. co. Wexford, alt. 826 ft.

Tara Bay, 3 miles N. of the entrance to Lough
Strangford, E. co. Down.

Tarannon, river, Montgomeryshire; flows 10 miles
E. to the Severn, 5 miles AV. of Newtown.

Taransay, island, Inverness-shire. See Tarrensay.

Tarbat, par., in extreme NE. of Ross and Cromarty,
6787 ac., pop. 1878; the church is at Portmahomack;
ou Tarbat Ness, between Dornoch Firth and Moray
Firth, is a lighthouse 134 ft. high, with intermittent
light 175 ft. above high water and seen 18 miles.

Tarbat House, seat, Kilmuir Easter par., Ross and
Cromarty, on Cromarty Firth, near Kildary ry. sta.

Tarbert.—seaport vil., Kilcalmonell and Kilberry,
and South Knapdale pars., and
quoad sacra par., partly
also in Saddell and Skipness par., Argyllshire
par., pop. 2017; vil., at head of East Loch
Tarbert (off Loch Fyne), 13
b miles S. of Lochgilphead,
pop. 1629;
P.O., T.O., IBank; has a good harbour, carries
on an extensive herring fishery, and is a place of call
for steamers from Glasgow to Ardrishaig. The ruins of
one of three ancient castles is in the vicinity.—2.
Tarbert, hamlet, Harris par., Outer Hebrides, Inver-
ness-shire, at the head of East Loch Tarbert.

Tarbert, small seaport town, Kilnaughtin par., N.
co. Kerry, on the estuary of river Shannon, 10 miles NE.
of Listowel, 12 SW. of Foynes, and 35 SW. of Limerick,
pop. 712;
P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Opposite the town is
Tarbert Island (63 ac.), which has a safe and com-
modious harbour. The steamer which sails regularly
between Kilrush and Limerick calls here. On the
island are a tower and battery, and a lighthouse 54 ft.
high, with fixed light (Tarbert) 58 ft. above high water
and seen 13 miles. Tarbert House, seat, is adjacent.

Tarbert, Lock, sea-loch, on W. side of Jura island,
Argyllshire.    ,

Tarbert, Loch, East and West.—2 sea-lochs, on
opposite sides of the N. end of Kintyre peninsula,
Argyllshire; the isthmus between the lochs is 1 mile
wide, and an Act was passed in 1883 to pierce it with a
canal 18 ft. deep and 56 ft. wide; at head of West
Loch Tarbert is
a steamboat quay. See Tarbert.

2. Tarbert, Loch, East and West, 2 sea-lochs, on
opposite coasts of Harris, Outer Hebrides, Inverness-
shire ; the isthmus between the lochs is
b mile wide.

Tarbet, hamlet, in par. and 1 b mile E. of Arrochar,
Dumbartonshire, on AV. shore of Loch Lomond; P.O.,
T.o.; has a steamboat pier and a large hotel.

Tarbock (or Torbock), township, Huy ton par., SW.


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