Place:Longhoughton, Northumberland, England

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NameLonghoughton
Alt namesLong Houghtonsource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Boulmer and Seaton Housesource: settlement in parish
Littlehoughtonsource: settlement in parish
TypeChapelry, Parish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates55.433°N 1.6°W
Located inNorthumberland, England
See alsoLesbury, Northumberland, Englandancient parish of which it was chapelry
Bamburgh Ward, Northumberland, Englandancient division in which it was part located
Coquetdale Ward, Northumberland, Englandancient county division in which it was part located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Longhoughton is a small rural village and civil parish in Northumberland, England. It lies near the coast, about 4.5 miles (7.2 km) northeast of Alnwick.

Prior to becoming an ancient parish, it was a chapelry in the ancient parish of Lesbury. Longhougton contained the smaller settlements of Boulmer and Seaton House and Littlehoughton (both redirected here).

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