NAY. of St Ives, 1640 ac., pop. 510; P.O.—5. Honghton,
hamlet, Winwick par., SW. Lancashire, 2| miles NE.
of Warrington. See Houghton, Middleton, and
Arbury.—6. Houghton, in co. and 3 miles SE. of
Leicester; P.O. See Houghton on the Hill. — 7.
Houghton, hamlet, in par. and 1 mile SE. of Grantham,
S. Lincolnshire ; the Honghton Paper Mills are here.
—8. Houghton, 44 miles SE. of Swaffham, Norfolk;
p.o. See Houghton on the Hill.—9. Houghton,
vil., Burton par., in co. and 34 miles N. of Pembroke.
—10. Houghton, par. and hamlet, W. Sussex, on river
Arun, 3 miles N. of Arundel, 1739 ac., pop. 196.—II.
Houghton, hamlet, Sancton par., East-Riding York-
shire, 2 miles SE. of Market Weighton; in vicinity is the
seat of Houghton Hall. See Sancton and Houghton.
Honghton, Glass, township and vil., Castleford
par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 2 miles NW. of
Pontefract, 1079 ac., pop. 1049 ; P.O.
Houghton, Great.—par., in co. and 24 miles SE. of
Northampton, 1783ac., pop. 330; P.O.—2. Houghton,
Great, township, Darfield par., S. div. AVest-Riding
Yorkshire, 5 miles E. of Barnsley, 1648 ac., pop. 360.
Honghton, Little.—hamlet, Eccles par., SE. Lan-
cashire, 64 miles NW. of Manchester.—2. Honghton,
Little, par. and vil., on river Nen, in co. and 3| miles
SE. of Northampton, 1070 ac., pop. 510; P.O.—3.
Houghton, Little, township, in par. and near Long
Houghton, N. Northumberland, 823 ac., pop. 123.—
4. Houghton, Little, township, Darfield par., S. div.
West-Riding Yorkshire, 14 mile N. of Darfield, 670
ac., pop. 190; p.o.
Houghton, Long, coast par. and township, with ry.
sta. (Longhoughton), N. Northumberland, 54 miles NE.
of Alnwick—par., 4007 ac. and 534foreshore, pop. 787 ;
township, 2789 ac. and 124 foreshore, pop. 442 ; P.O.
Houghton, Sew, par. and vil., AY. Norfolk, 94 miles
SAV. of Fakenham, 1495 ac., pop. 198; in the vicinity
of the vil. is Honghton Hall, seat of the Marquis of
Houghton, Xorth, tithing, Houghton par., S. Hants,
84 miles NW. of AVinchester.
Honghton, West, township and ry. sta. (AVest-
houghton), Deane par., SE. Lancashire, 5 miles SAY. of
Bolton, 4341 ac., pop. 9197; P.O., called Westhougliton;
has mfrs. of cotton and silk; in the neighbourhood are
Houghton, Winterborne. See Winterborne
Honghton, Middleton, and Arbury, township,
Winwick par., SW. Lancashire, 24 miles NE. of War-
rington, 853 ac., pop. 242.
Honghton Conquest, par. and vil., Bedfordshire,
24 miles N. of Ampthill, 3345 ac., pop. 620.
Honghton Division, West, pari. div. of SE. Lanca-
shire, pop. 62,543.
Honghton Hail.—seat, 1 mile N. of Ampthill, Bed-
fordshire.—2. Houghton Hall, seat, in vicinity of
Houghton-le-Spring, N. Durham.
Houghton Paper Mills, near Grantham, S. Lincoln-
shire. See Houghton.
Honghton Kegis, par. and vil., Bedfordshire, 1 mile
N. of Dunstable, 4654 ac., pop. 2406 ; P.O.
Houghton and Close House, township, Heddon on
the Wall par., S. Northumberland, 84 miles NAY. of
Newcastle-on-Tyne, 617 ac., pop. 173.
Houghton in the Hole, par., N. Norfolk, on river
Stiffkey, 1 mile SW. of New AValsingham, 978ac., pop.
165 ; has an interesting ancient chapel (lately restored).
Honghton le Side, township, Gainford par., N.
Durham, 6 m. NW. of Darlington, 1065 ac., pop. 103.
Houghton-le-Spring, market town, par., and town-
ship, N. Durham, 64 miles NE. of Durham and 262
from London—par., 15,342 ac., pop. 35,333; township
and town, 1551 ac., pop. 6041; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks.
Market-day, Friday. Houghton is situated at the head
of a fine vale, and sheltered by hills on the north and east.
The church is ancient, and contains the tomb of Bernard
Gilpin (1517-1583), the Apostle of the North, who
founded a grammar school here. The prosperity of
the town depends mainly on the success of numerous
coal mines in the neighbourhood.
Houghton lc Spring Division, pari. div. of co.
Durham, pop. 60,790.
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