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Old Shoreston (aka Shoreston Hall) and New Shoreston are hamlets in Northumberland, located to the north-west of Seahouses.
SHOSTON, or Shoreston, a township, in the parish of Bambrough, union of Belford, N. division of Bambrough ward and of Northumberland, 8 miles (E. by S.) from Belford; containing 82 inhabitants. It is situated about a mile north-west from Sunderland, which is on the sea-coast; and is the property of Lord Crewe's trustees. Shoston House is a venerable building of three stories, having at a distance a very imposing appearance: New Shoston is a handsome house of modern erection.
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.
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