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Throphill Township, 1848

THROPPLE, a township, in the parish of Mitford, union, and W. division of the ward, of Morpeth, N. division of Northumberland, 4 miles (W.) from Morpeth; containing 59 inhabitants. This place has successively belonged to the families of Bertram, Eure, Reveley, and Mitford: Henry Reveley Mitford, Esq., is the present proprietor. The township comprises about 900 acres, of which 875 are arable, meadow, and pasture, and 25 woodland and plantations; the surface is pleasingly varied, and the village occupies an eminence commanding extensive prospects over both land and sea. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £72. 16. 7. At Whittle Hill was a camp, of which the intrenchments have been removed for repairing roads, and the site almost obliterated by the plough: near the spot is an ancient barrow, in which coins have been found.

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.

Mitford Civil Parish Throphill Mitford Parish, 1848


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