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Dieppe, France - 1895 - Dieppe


Dieppe, a seaport town of France, ...on the English Channel, and 33 miles N, of Rouen, Lat. of light house, 49° 55' 7" N.; lon. 1° 5' 2" E. Two lines of rail. way connect it with Paris. It is divided into the town proper and the suburb Le Pollet, which communicate by a flying bridge, both being well furnished with water from an aqueduct. There is also a well-built southwestern suburb, called La Barre. The principal edifices are an old castle on a cliff W. of the town, 2 churches the town hall, hospital, college, theatre, public library, baths, and a school of navigation. The port, enclosed by 2 jetties and bordered by quays, was small and inconvenient, but has been much enlarged and improved, so that it is now the best on the Channel. It has several spacious wet-docks. Dieppe has an active general trade, ship building docks, manufactures of ivory-wares, watches, lace, &c... Pop. (1891) 21,503.

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

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