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Great Bavington, Northumberland

Historical Description

Bavington, Great, a township in Kirkwhelpington parish, Northumberland, 4 miles E of Wathng Street, and 10¼ N of Col-bridge, which is the post town. Acreage, 1576; population, 36. Bavington Hall, in the township of Little Bavington, is the seat of the Shafto family. There is an English Presbyterian church, with residence for the minister.

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


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

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishKirk Whelpington 
Poor Law unionBellingham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE19
Post TownNewcastle Upon Tyne