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Wingates, Northumberland

Historical Description

Wingates, a village and a township in Long Horsley parish, Northumberland, 9 miles NNW of Morpeth, and 3 from Ewesley station on the North British railway. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Morpeth. Acreage, 2617; population, 94. A medicinal spring here had repute toward the end of the 18th century, and was restored in 1864.

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 parishLong Horsley 
Poor Law unionRothbury 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wingates from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE65
Post TownMorpeth