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Rennington, 1848


RENNINGTON, a chapelry, in the parish of Embleton, union of Alnwick, S. division of Bambrough ward, N. division of Northumberland, 3¾ miles (N.E. by N.) from Alnwick; containing 245 inhabitants. The township comprises about 1,663 acres, mostly arable land of a clayey soil, and, with the exception of 200 acres, the property of the Duke of Northumberland. The village lies in a low and sheltered situation, near a stream which shortly falls into the North Sea; and the road between Alnwick and Belford runs at some distance on the east: the place was much improved a few years since. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Vicar of Embleton. The chapel, dedicated to All Saints, was rebuilt by the late duke, in 1830, at a cost of £700, and is in the early English style, with a square tower.

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.

Rennington Church of All Saints, Rennington Embleton Parish, 1848
Church of All Saints, Rennington
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Church of All Saints, Rennington
- Overview Map Street View All Saints Church in Rennington, Northumberland, was built in 1831, replacing an earlier chapel. A chaplain for Rennington was documented in 1180. Historically, the chapel here ...

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