Nafferton, a township in Ovingham parish, Northumberland, near the Roman wall, 7 miles from Hexham station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Stocksfield. Acreage, 814; population, 73. Nafferton Castle was built out of materials of the Roman wall by Sir Philip D'Ulecote, in the time of King John, and consists of a keep 20 feet square, and two outer baileys.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Nafferton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Nafferton)
Land and Property
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