Houghton, Hanging

HOUGHTON, HANGING, a hamlet, in the parish of Lamport, union of Brixworth, hundred of Or-Lingbury, N. division of the county of Northampton, 8 miles (N.) from Northampton; containing 107 inhabitants. It consists of 1271 acres of a productive soil, and is situated on the road between Northampton and Harborough. Here was anciently a chapel.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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