Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for OVINGTON

OVINGTON, a township, with a village, in Ovingham parish, Northumberland; on the N bank of the river Tyne, 2 miles N E of Stocksfield r. station, and 9 E of Hexham. Acres, 1, 105. Pop., 420. Houses, 97. Ovington Hall and Ovington Cottage are chief residences. Malting and brewing are largely carried on. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a parochial school.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township, with a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Ovingham AP/CP       Ovington CP/Tn       Northumberland AncC
Place: Ovington

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