Long Street, Wiltshire
Long Street, a tithing in Enford parish, Wiltshire, on the river Avon, 6½. miles N of Amesbury. Long Sutton. See SOTTON, LONG. Longthorpe, an ecclesiastical parish in Northamptonshire, on the river Nen, 1½ mile W of Peterborough. It has a post and money order office under Peterborough; telegraph office, Peterborough. Population, 281. United with the hamlets of Dogsthorpe and Newark it forms the rural parish of Peterborough, and has a parish council. Thorpe Hall, a handsome mansion in the Italian style, is the seat of the Strong family. Thorpe Tower, now occupied as a farmhouse, is an ancient fortified building said to date from the beginning of the 13th century. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough; gross yearly value, £136 with residence. The church is a plain building of coarse rubble of the 13th century, and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Elstub and Everley
|Poor Law union
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Long Street from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Street, Long)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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