Place:Wallington, Hertfordshire, England

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NameWallington
Alt namesWallingtonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 138
TypeParish
Coordinates51.983°N 0.117°W
Located inHertfordshire, England
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Redhill
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Wallington is a village and civil parish in northern Hertfordshire, to the east of the town of Baldock. The author George Orwell (real name Eric Arthur Blair) lived here and ran the village shop - in his novel 'Animal Farm', the eponymous farm is reputedly based upon Manor Farm at Wallington.

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