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Acklington, Northumberland

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Acklington, Northumberland

Acklington is a small village in Northumberland, England. It is situated to the south-west of Amble, inland from the North Sea coast. It is served by Acklington railway station. The name is Anglo-Saxon Old English 'farmstead of Eadlac's people'. Acklington won the title of Northumberland Village of the Year in 2007. It has a parish church, St John the Divine, and a Church of England primary school. To the north of Acklington is Morwick Hall a Grade II listed Georgian house.
Post townMORPETH
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNU2201
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01670
Population467
 

Other names by which Acklington, Northumberland has been known in the past

Acklington Park

Acklington, Northumberland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Acklington, township with ry. sta., and eccl. dist. (St John), Warkworth par., N. Northumberland, 11¾ miles N. of Morpeth -- township, 2122 ac., pop. 230; eccl. dist., pop. 553; P.O., T.O.

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