Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for NEWTON

NEWTON, a parish in Kettering district, Northampton; on the river Ise, 2½ miles E of Rushton r. station, and 3¾ N by E of Kettering. Post-town, Kettering. Acres, 1,050. Real property, £1, 534. Pop., 84. Houses, 20. The manor belonged formerly to Pipewell abbey, and belongs now to the Duke of Buccleuch. The living is a donative in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £40. Patron, the Duke of Buccleuch. The church was originally the private chapel of the Treshams, whose mansion stood adjacent to it; consists of nave, chancel, and S porch, with tower and spire; was restored in the nave, and enlarged by the addition of the chancel, in 1858; has five beautiful stained glass windows, by Clayton and Bell; and contains an alabaster monument of1433 to the Treshams.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Newton Ch/AP/CP       Kettering RegD/PLU       Northamptonshire AncC
Place: Newton

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