The former Ilderton railway station
|Population||235 (2011 census)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
The place-name 'Ilderton' is first attested in Charter Rolls of circa 1125 as Ildretona, and as Hildreton during the reign of Henry II. The name means 'elder town or settlement', the word 'elder' referring to the tree of that name.
The parish church of St Michael retains a thirteenth-century tower. In the churchyard at its western edge is the stone-built Roddam Mausoleum, which is tunnel-vaulted inside. Dating from 1795, it contains the tomb of Admiral Robert Roddam.
- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 3 July 2015.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 March 2006. Retrieved 3 February 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Keys to the Past
- Eilert Ekwall, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-names, p.262.
- Nikolaus Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Northumberland, p.356.
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