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Vabon, vil., Llangadock par., Carmarthenshire, near

Vache, The, seat, 3 miles SE. of Amersham, Bucks;
belonged to Fleetwood, one of the judges of Charles I.

Vaenol, seat, 3% miles SW. of Bangor, Carnarvon-
shire, on the Menai Strait.

Vaenor, Montgomeryshire. See Vaynor Park.

Valla, island, Walls par., Shetland, in mouth of
Vaila Sound, pop. 9; 1% by 1% mile.

Vainor, par. and vil., Brecknockshire, on river Taff
—par. (chiefly in pari. bor. of Merthyr Tydfil), 6597
ac., pop. 2851; the vil. is 4 m. NE. of Merthyr Tydfil.

Vainor, Lower, township, Llanbadarnfawr par.,
Cardiganshire, partly in bor. of Aberystwith, 1148 ac.,
pop. 598.

Vainor, Upper, township, Llanbadarnfawr par.,
Cardiganshire, adjacent to Lower Vainor, 1459 ac.,
pop. 348.

Val des Vaux, beautiful valley, Jersey, Channel
Islands, extending 4 miles N. of St Helier.

Vale, par., in N. of Guernsey, 3% miles N. of St
Peter Port, 2088 ac., pop. 3477 ; the Braye du Val is a
low tract formerly covered by the sea, and separating
L’Ancresse from the rest of the island; Vale Castle
(traditionally of 10th century), now a barrack, com-    j

mands one of the best views in Guernsey; a priory was    j

founded at Vale in 962.    j

Vale, East, town, Caverswall par., Staffordshire, 5 j
miles SE. of Stoke upon Trent, 20 ac., pop. 1419.

Vale Royal, seat of Lord Delamere, Whitegate par.,
Cheshire, on river Weaver, 3 miles SW. of Northwich ;
was built in the time of Elizabeth on the site of an
abbey founded in 1266; in tbe vicinity is a railway
viaduct over the Weaver, 456 ft. long, with five arches
63 ft. in span and 60 ft. high.

Valence, seat, Kent; post-town, Westerham.

Valentia Island, island and par., SAV. co. Kerry, 4
miles SW. of Cahersiveen, 6371 ac., pop. 2240; P.O.,
T.O. The island, 6 miles long and 2 miles broad, is
separated on the N. from the mainland by Valentia
Harhonr, and on the E. by a strait less than 1 mile
wide. It nearly all belongs to the Knight of Kerry.
The station of the Anglo-American Telegraph Company
is situated on this island. Slate is quarried and ex-
ported. On Cromwell Point is a lighthouse 48 ft high,
with fixed light (Valentia) 54 ft. above high water and
seen 12 miles.

Valla Feld, hill-range extending along the AV. coast
of Unst island, Shetland, alt. 703 ft.

VaUay, island, North Uist par., Outer Hebrides, In-
verness-shire, near NW. side of North Uist island, pop.

29; is 2% miles long and about % mile in mean breadth.

Valle Crncis (Vale of the Cross), ruined abbey,
Llantysilio par., Denbighshire, in a small meadow at
the foot of a hill, 2 miles NW. of Llangollen; was
founded about 1200 for Cistercians, attained much
celebrity, and has left interesting remains.

Valley, ry. sta., Anglesey, 3f miles SE. of Holyhead;
P.O., T.O., called The Valley.

Valley End, eccl. dist., Chobham and Windlesham
pars., Surrey, 6 miles SW. of Chertsey, pop. 321.

Valley Paper Works, Smithies, Barnsley, Yorkshire.

VaUey of Rocks, on N. coast of Devon, 1 mile W. of

Valley of the Winds, ravine, 6 miles SE. of Kil-
larney, SE. co. Kerry.

Valleyficld House, seat, in par. and 1% mile NE. of
Culross, in detached portion of Perthshire.

Valleylleld Mills, paperworks, Penicuik, Edin-

Valleymount, 5 miles from Blessington, co. Wick-
low ; P.O.

Vallts Bottom, small glen, 1 mile NW. of Frome,

Vallis Dei (or Vaudy), a Cistercian abbey which
formerly stood in Grimsthorpe Park, Edenham par.,
Lincolnshire, 3 miles NW. of Bourn.

Valtos.—vil., on E. coast of Kilmuir par., Skye
island, Inverness-shire, 13% miles N. of Portree. — 2.
Valtos, vil., Uig par., Lewis island, Ross-shire, on the
sea-inlet of Loch Roag, 34 m. W. of Stornoway, pop. 332.

Vample Cross, hamlet, Nettlecombe par., Somerset,

3 miles SAY. of AVatchet.

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