Local History: Ovingham

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    "Ovingham lies on the River Tyne 15 miles upstream from the City of Newcastle. The modern parish covers an area of approximately three square kilometres on a terrace above the north bank of the river. The western boundary of Ovingham parish is the Whittle Dean stream .The southern boundary is the Tyne itself. The underlying geology of the parish is limestone. The name Ovingham is Saxon, and means `homestead of the sons of Offa', but the area we now call Ovingham was home to people many centuries before it was given this name....."
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    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
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    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Details?PRN=N13334
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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