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labours of manual husbandry. On the farms of Mr. Coke, of Holkham, an improvement on temporary fencing has been projected in the application of moveable

gates and posts, with hurdles, for partially eating off turnips or depasturing grass lands.

Regaining land from the sea, a most laudable and
praiseworthy practice, has been acted upon with
great success in this county. At Titchwell three
hundred acres were embanked in 1786, and Count
Bentinck, in Marshland, recovered a vast tract of
land; but in the prosecution of his plan lost his life,
The count's embankments extend four miles. The
active exertions of the spirit of well-regulated en-
terprise and agricultural industry is eminently ex-
plified in the multitude of inclosures in the county,
of which we may form an estimate from the follow-
ing accurate list, drawn up from actual researches,
by Arthur Young, Esq. secretary to the Board of
Agriculture.
Names of Places.

Years. Acres.
Acle,

1797 350
Ashill,

1785 Banham,

1789 1000 Barton,

1774 4087
Bintrey and Twiford, 1795 1950
Brancaster,

1755 2350
Bressingham and
Fersfield,

1798 800
Brook,

1800 200
Buckenham.

1790 900
Cantley and Hassing-
ham,

1800 600
Carleton,

1777 3000 Cawston,

1801 1309 Creenworth, Renworth,

and Southborough, 1796 743 Dunham Little,

1794 1800 Ellingham,

1798 2800

Felthorpe,

2974.

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Acres,
1500
2953

750
2553
3329
3020
1000
1900
2500
1200

550 1700

Names of Plucts. Years Felthorpe,

1119 Fincham,

1772 Hetherset,

1798 Havingham,

1799 Heacham,

1780 Hillborough,

1769
Hockam, Great 1795
Holm Hall,
Kenninghall,

1799
Ketteringham,
Langley,

1803 Litcham,

1758 Lixham East and

Great Dunham, 1795 Marham,

1795 Marshland,

1797 Maleshall,

1801 Northwold,

1796 Oxborough,

1723 Poringland and

Framingham, 1800 Ringstead,

1781 Salthouse and Kelling, 1780 Sayham and Ovington, 1800 Sedgeford

1795 Shernbourn

1776 Shouldham & Garbois 1794 Shropham

1798 Shottesham's-Tew, 1781 Snettisham

1762 Stiffkey and Morston, 1793 Stokesly,

1722 Tacolneston,

1772 Torrington's-Tew, 1790 Titchwell,

1786 Thorohani,

1794 Wallington, Ulver, and North Cove, 1797

M 2

3080
4000
6343

900
5000
2000

1140 2697 2700 1600 4000 1000 5570

800 3561 5000 4600

350 1700 868 400 2100

420 Walpole

Names of Places.

Years. Acres.
Walpole,

179 1300
Wheating,

1780 4900 Winfarthing,

1781

600 Wrenningham,

1779 260 Wood Bartwich, 17 67 300 It is estimated by Mr. Kent that the total yearly produce sent out of the county is 1,274,5211. gs.

There is not a county in England so distinguished for the native industry of its inhabitants, nor is there one superior for the beauty and neatness of the farms. The Norfolk farmer exhibits, both in himself and his farm, characteristic traits of excellence : industrious, economical, yet hospitable, habitually neat in his person, and presenting in his farm every thing that can evince the most sedulous attention and comprehensive judgment with respect to its agriculture.

To close: whether we survey this county with respect to its climate, its population, its trade and commerce, the character of its inhabitants, the diversified beauties of prospect which embellish it, or especially with respect to the improved state of agriculture, it may with propriety be denominated " the Glory of England.”

RARE PLANTS

FOUND IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK.

Acorus Calamus. Sweet-smelling Flag or Calamus; in the river Yare, near Norwich and Lynn.

Bidens Cornuu. Nodding Bidens; in ditches and lakes.

Campansia Latifolia. Giant Throat Wort; in bushy places and hedges.

Dianthus Prolifer. Childing Pink; in a close on the bankside, over against Hellsden old ball, about half a miie out of St. Austin's gate, Norwich.

Fucus Gelatinosus. Sea Ragged Staff or Jelly Facus; on the beach of Clay.

Hypochæris Glabra. Snjooth Hawkweed; in mountainous pastures near Norwich.

Juncus Sylvaticus. Wood-hair Grass; in wet woods and woody places.

Lepidium Ruderale. Narrow-leaved wild Cress, or Dittander; at Yarmouth, Lynn, and Clay. Nympha Alba.

White Water Lilly; in lakes and slow rivers.

Pilularia Globulifera. Pepper Grass ; on St. Faith's (Newton) bogs.

Rumer Pulcher. Fiddle Dock; in ways and dry meadows.

Schænus Compressus. Compressed Bastard Cyperus ; found in turfy watery marshes, at Ditchingham and Heydon.

Trifolium Ornithopodioides. Dwarf Trefoil ; in barren pastures.

Vinca

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Vinca Minor. Periwinckle; found in way sides a little way out of Magdalen gate, and in a grove at Thorp.

Urtica Pilulifera. Roman Nettle ; on rubbish at Yarmouth, plentifully.

Utricularia Minor. Lesser-hooded Milfoil ; found in slimy ditches, on St. Faith's (Newton) bogs, and on Caistor Heath, near the decoy.

Ulricularia Vulgaris. Common-hooded Milfoil; in stagnant waters, on Costessy Common, and on Poringland Heath,

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