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P.O.; the church is ancient, and was restored in 1864 ;
there are an endowed grammar school, and a national
school for girls.

Wymondley, Little, par. and vil., Herts—par.,
1007 ac., pop. 401; vil., % mile S. of Much Wymondley;
in vicinity is
Wymondley Honse, seat.

Wymondley, Much (or Great Wymondley), par.
and vil., Herts, in N. of co.—par., 1491 ac., pop. 270;
vil., 1% mile SE. of Hitchin ; P.O.

Wynanton Chapel, old chapel, on E. side of Loo
Pool, Cornwall, 2 miles S. of Helston.

Wyndcliff, The, hill, Gloucestershire, in SAV”. of
co., overhanging the AVye, 3 miles NAY. of Chepstow,
alt. 970 ft.; the view from its summit commands 9
counties, and is one of the finest in England.

Wynch Bridge, bridge across the river Tees,
Durham, near Middleton in Teesdale.

Wynford Eagle, par., Dorset, 9 miles NAY. of
Bridport, 1370 ac., pop. 150;
Wynford Park is the
seat of Baron AVynford.

Wynnstay, seat of the AYynn family, in SE. of
Denbighshire, 4 miles N. of Chirk; the mansion (re-
built in 1861) occupies the site of the ancient residence
of Madoc of Grufwydd, founder of Valle Crucis Abbey.

Wynyard, ry. sta., Durham, 6 miles N. of Stockton ;
Wynard Park, seat of the Marquis of Londonderry, is
2 miles SE. of the sta.; the mansion is a magnificent
edifice in the Grecian style, and has a large statue
gallery. An obelisk in the park commemorates AVelling-
ton’s visit in 1827.

Wyrardisbury. See AVraysbury.

Wyre, river, N. Lancashire ; rises at AYolf Fell Crag,
and flows 28 miles SAY. past Garstang and Poulton le
Eylde to the Irish Sea at Fleetwood. On NE. elbow
of North AYharf Bank is a fixed light (AVyre River), 30
ft. above high water and seen 10 miles.

Wyre Dock, ry. sta., N. Lancashire, at Fleetwood.

Wyre Forest, ry. sta., AYorcestershire, on NAY.
border of co., 3 miles NAY. of Bewdley. AYyre Forest
forms the southern portion of the Severn Valley coal-
field, which stretches from vicinity of AYorcester to
Newport in Shropshire.

Wyre Piddle, township, Fladbury par., AYorcester-
shire, on river Avon, adjacent to Pershore, pop. 262;
P.O.; has an old church, restored in 1845.

Wyresdale (or Wyersdale), 3iether, township,
Garstang par., N. Lancashire, on river AYyre, 4 miles
NE. of Garstang, 4215 ac., pop. 606; has a cotton factory,
and contains Scorton vil., and
Wyresdale Park, seat.

Wyresdale (or Wyersdale), Over, township, Lan-
caster par., N. Lancashire, on river AVyre, 7 m. SE. of
Lancaster, 17,319 ac., pop. 313 ; has an endowed school.

Wyreslde Hall, seat, N. Lancashire, 4 miles E. of

Wyrley, Great, township and vil. (ry. sta. AVyrley
and Church Bridge), Cannock par., and eccl. dist., in-
cluding also the entire par. of Cheslyn Hay, Stafford-
shire—dist., pop. 2874; township, pop. 1075; vil., 2
miles S. of Cannock and 7 N. of AYalsall; P.O., called
Wyrley Bank; has ironstone mines.

Wyrley, Little, hamlet, Norton Canes par., Staf-
fordshire, 2 miles SE. of Great AVyrley; in vicinity is
Wyrley Grove, seat.

Wysall, par. and vil., Notts—par., 1360 ac., pop.
261; vil., 6 miles NE. of Loughborough ; P.O.

Wyseby, seat, Kirkpatrick Fleming par., Dumfries-
shire, on Kirtle AYater, 1% mile SE. of Kirtlebridge sta.

Wyson, hamlet, Brimfield par., Herefordshire, in
N. of co., 4 miles W. of Tenbury.

Wytche, hamlet, AVilloughby par., Lincolnshire, 3
miles S. of Alford.

Wytkall (or Wlthall), ecel. dist., Solihull par.,
AYarwickshire, and Alvechurch and Kings Norton pars.,
AYorcestershire, 3% miles SE. of Kings Norton sta. and
7 S. of Birmingham, pop. 1046; P.O., called
or Wythall; has several free schools.

Wythall Walford, seat, AValford par., Hereford-
shire, 3% miles SAY. of Ross.

Wytham.—(or Witham), par. and vil., Berks, in
N. of co.—par., 1165 ac., pop. 198 ; vil., 2% miles NAV.
of Oxford; P.O.
Wytham Abhey is the seat of the
Earl of Abingdon. On
Wytham Hill, in former times,
stood a Saxon castle.
—•2. Wytham. See also AYitham.

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