Howtell, a township in Kirk Newton parish, Northumberland, 9 miles WNW of Wooler, and 3 from Kirk Newton and Mindrum stations on the N.E.R Post town, Cornhill on Tweed; money order office, Milfield; telegraph office, Crook-ham. Acreage, 1145; population, 116. A fragment of an ancient peel tower is here, embodied in some farm buildings, There is a Presbyterian chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Civil parish||Kirk Newton|
|Poor Law union||Glendale|
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Howtell from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Howtell)
Land and Property
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