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- the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia
Howtel is a village in Northumberland, England about 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Wooler.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Howtel.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Howtel from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "HOWTELL, a township in Kirk-Newton parish, Northumberland; 5½ miles WNW of Wooler. Acres: 1,145. Population: 141. Houses: 31. A fragment of an ancient peel tower is here, engrossed in some farm buildings."
Howtel was a township in the ancient parish of Kirknewton and became a separate civil parish in 1866. In 1955 the civil parish was abolished and the area was absorbed into the parish of Kilham.
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