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Mitford, Northumberland

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Mitford, Northumberland

Mitford is a village in the borough of Castle Morpeth in the Wansbeck parliamentary constituency, in Northumberland, England, about 2 miles west of Morpeth.
Post townMORPETH
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ1786
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Population431 (2001 census)

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


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

Mitford.-- par., township, and vil., Northumberland, at confluence of rivers Font and Wansbeck, 2½ miles SW. of Morpeth, 10,017 ac., pop. 657; township, 1898 ac., pop. 224; P.O.; has ruined massive keep of 12th century; Mitford Castle is the seat of the Mitfords, who owned the manor before the Conquest.

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