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Newby Bridge at the foot of Windermere.—2. Winder-
mere, small town and par. with ry. sta., Westmorland
—par. (containing part of the town of Ambleside),
19,676 ac. (3688 water), pop. 5332; town, at E. shore
of Lake AYindermere, 34 miles SE. of Ambleside and

8 miles NW. of Kendal, 100 ac., pop. 1269; P.O., T.o.,
1 Bank. The town is situated amidst most picturesque
scenery, and has risen since the opening of the railway
in 1847, prior to which period the place was only a
hamlet called Birthwaite. There are several fine villas,
a large hotel, a neat parish church, and a high-class
school called St Mary’s College. AYindermere is a local
government district.

Winder ton, hamlet, Brailes par., Warwickshire, 4
miles E. of Shipston on Stour.

Winder wath, seat, Westmorland ; post - town,

Windgap, vil., Killamery par., SAY. co. Kilkenny,

9 miles N. of Carrick-on-Suir, pop. 119.

Windgate Hill, 2 miles SE. of Bray, NE. co. Wick-
low, alt. 500 ft.

Windham and Ewhnrst, hundred, Bramber rape,
Sussex, 6610 ac., pop. 1405; contains 2 pars.

Windhill, local government district, Idle township,
Calverley par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles
NE. of Bradford, 780 ac., pop. 6732.

Windle, township, Prescot par., SW. Lancashire,
mostly within the bor. of St Helens, 3150 ac., pop.
19,473; has ironworks, chemical works, brewing, and
earthenware mfrs.

Windlesham, par. and vil., Surrey—par. (contain-
ing Bagshot), 5692 ac., pop. 2669 ; vil., 24 miles SAY.
of Sunningdale sta. and 8 SW. of Chertsey ; P.O., T.O.;
in vicinity is Windlesham Court, seat.

Windlestone, township, Auckland St Andrew par.,
Durham, 34 miles SE. of Bishop Auckland, 1188 ac.,
pop. 244 ; contains Windlestone Hall, seat.

Windlestraw Law, mountain, Innerleithen par., on
E. border of Peeblesshire, 8 miles NE. of Peebles, alt.
2161 ft.

Windiey, township, Duffield par., Derbyshire, 3
miles SW. of Belper, 1159 ac., pop. 183; P.O.

Windmill End, ry. sta., Staffordshire, 2 miles SE.
of Dudley.

Windmill Hill.—ry. sta., Northumberland, 6 miles
SE. of Berwick upon Tweed.—2. Windmill Hill, 1
mile from Newcastle, Northumberland; P.O.

Windmill Hill Place, seat, Herstmonceaux par.,
Sussex, 5 miles NE. of Hailsham sta.

Windrush.—river, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire;
rises among the CotswoldsatFord, Gloucestershire, and
flows SE. past Bourton on the Water, Windrush, Bur-
ford, AYitney, and Standlake to the Thames at boundary
of Berks; is 30 miles long.—2. Windrush, par. and vil.,
Gloucestershire, on river Windrush, 4 miles NW. of
Burford, 1834 ac., pop. 228.

Windsor (New), parl. and mun. bor. and par., Berks,
on river Thames,
21f miles AY. of London by rail—
par., 2583 ac., pop. 7831; mun. bor. (comprising parts
of New Windsor and Clewer pars.), 2702 ac., pop.
12,273; parl. bor. (including further part of Clewer,
also the greater part of Eton par., Bucks), 3253 ac.,
pop. 19,082; 2 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-days,
Wednesday and Saturday. AVindsor (properly called
New Windsor, to distinguish it from the ancient
village of Old Windsor, 2 miles SE.) is situated on the
right bank of the Thames, and communicates by a
bridge with Eton, which is included in the parl. bor.
It is connected with, the Great Western Ry. by a
branch from Slough, and with the London and South-
AYestern Ry. by a branch from Staines. It has barracks
for cavalry and infantry, and mfrs. of tapestry, but it
owes all its importance to the Castle, which is the
principal royal residence in the kingdom. Windsor
Castle stands to the E. of the town, on a lofty chalk
bluff which overhangs the bend of the river. Begun
probably by Henry I., it has been added to and im-
proved by almost every successive sovereign. Its
principal features are the Round Tower, the great
terraces, the old State apartments, and St George’s
Chapel, where the Knights of the Garter are installed,
and in vaults of which lie Henry VI., Edward IV.,
Henry VIII., and Charles I. The parks contain many

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