In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Lorbottle like this:
LORBOTTLE, a township in Whittingham parish, Northumberland; 4½ miles NNW of Rothbury. Acres, 2,409. Pop., 110. Houses, 19. Lorbottle House is a chief residence. Lime is calcined.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Lorbottle has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Alnwick. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Lorbottle and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lorbottle, in Alnwick and Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 31st October 2014
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