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Greenleighton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Greenleighton, a township in Cambo parish, Northumberland, 6½ miles SSW of Rothbnry, and 3 from Long Witton station on the North British railway. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Cambo. Acreage, 1670; population, 7. It is noted for its fine green hill and its excellent limestone, and it has an oval camp encompassed by a fosse. Sir G. 0. Trevelyan, Bart., is lord of the manor.

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 parishHartburn 
Poor Law unionRothbury 
WardTindale 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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