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SOUTHALL NORWOOD

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 485 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SOUTHALL NORWOOD, an urban district in the Brentford parliamentary division of Middlesex, England, suburban to London, 12 M. W. of St Paul's Cathedral, on the Great Western railway. Pop. (1891), 7896; (1901), 13,200. Brickfields, flour-mills and chemical works are established in the district, which is also largely residential. The Grand Junction Canal serves Southall. Cattle markets are held weekly under a grant of William III. The Elizabethan manor-house of Southall remains, and the parish church of Norwood, though greatly restored, has Early English and Decorated portions, a canopied tomb dated 1547 and brasses of the 17th century.
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