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Nunny Kirk, Northumberland

Historical Description

Nunny Kirk, a township in Nether Witton parish, Northumberland, on the river Font, 1¼ mile from Ewesley station on the North British railway, and 8½ miles NW of Morpeth. Acreage, 117; population, 23. Nunny Kirk Hall is the seat of the Orde family, who are lords of the manor, and stands in a richly-wooded park. A chapel was anciently built here by the Abbot of Newminster, and gave rise to the name Nunny Kirk.

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 parishNether Witton 
Poor Law unionRothbury 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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