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Widdrington, Northumberland

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Widdrington, Northumberland

Widdrington Station is a village in the county of Northumberland, England. It has about 2300 residents.
Post townMORPETH
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ2595
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
Population2,386 (2001 census)
 

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

Widringdun ~ Withrington ~ Woderington

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

Widdrington, township and vil. with ry. sta., Woodburn par., Northumberland - township, 4702 ac. land and 245 foreshore, pop. 1038; vil., 6½ miles NE. of Morpeth; P.O., T.O.; Widdrington Castle is a modern edifice, and includes a small part of the ancient castle which was destroyed by fire in 1780.

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