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Bassington, Northumberland

Historical Description

Bassington, a township in Eglingham parish, Northumberland, on the river Aine, 3 miles NW of Alnwick station on the N.E.R, Alnwick is the post town. Acreage, 237; population, 8.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishEglingham 
Poor Law unionAlnwick 
WardCoquetdale 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bassington from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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