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Longhoughton Parish, 1848


HOUGHTON, LONG (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Alnwick, S. division of Bambrough ward, N. division of Northumberland; containing, with the townships of Little Houghton and Boulmer with SeatonHouse, 772 inhabitants, of whom 483 are in the township of Long Houghton, 3¾ miles (E.N.E.) from Alnwick. The parish comprises 3,835 acres by computation: the soil is generally a strong loam; the surface is diversified with hills. Coal, whinstone, and lime are obtained. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £9. 9. 4.; net income, £162; patron, the Duke of Northumberland; impropriators, Earl Grey, and James Murray and W. Hindmarsh, Esqrs. The church, a plain structure, has a fine old tower with a beautiful Norman arch. A little westward of the village, is a romantic eminence called Ratcheugh Cray.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.

Longhoughton Civil Parish Parishes and Townships - 1848 Littlehoughton Church of St Peter and St Paul Boulmer with Seaton-House township, 1848
Boulmer with Seaton-House township, 1848
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Boulmer with Seaton-House township, 1848
- BOULMER, with Seaton-House, a township, in the parish of Long Houghton, union of Alnwick, S. division of Bambrough ward, N. division of Northumberland, 5 miles (E. by N.) from Alnwick; ...
Littlehoughton
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Littlehoughton
- Overview Map Street View Littlehoughton is a hamlet in Northumberland which is located about 3 miles north-east of Alnwick and 1 mile north-west of the village of Longhoughton. HOUGHTON, LITTLE, ...
Church of St Peter and St Paul
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Church of St Peter and St Paul
- Overview Map Street View St Peter and St Paul's is the Parish Church of Longhoughton in Northumberland. The current church was built in late 11th century, on the foundations of an ...

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