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Wothorpe, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Wothorpe, a hamlet in Stanford Baron parish, Northamptonshire, 1 mile W of Stamford. Acreage, 637; population, 110. Wothorpe Hall was built by the great Cecil, and is now a ruin surrounded by a walled park, the property of The Marquis of Exeter. A Benedictine cell was founded in the time of Henry I.

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 CountyNorthamptonshire 
Libertysoke of Peterborough 
Poor Law unionStamford 

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

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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