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Long Witton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Long Witton, a township in Hartburn parish, Northumberland, 8 miles W by N of Morpeth, with a station on the North British railway. Post town, Morpeth; money order and telegraph office, Hartburn. Acreage, 2400; population, 89. Long Witton Hall belonged to the Swinbnrnes, the Trevelyans, and others, and passed to the Fenwicks, and is now in the possession of the Percevals. There are three mineral springs called the Holy Wells.

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 parishHartburn 
Poor Law unionMorpeth 

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Land and Property

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