Newton-in-Furness

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Newton-in-Furness
Newton-in-Furness.jpg
The village of Newton
Newton-in-Furness is located in Cumbria
Newton-in-Furness
Newton-in-Furness
Newton-in-Furness shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference SD230716
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BARROW-IN-FURNESS
Postcode district LA13
Dialling code 01229
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°08′02″N 3°10′44″W / 54.134°N 3.179°W / 54.134; -3.179Coordinates: 54°08′02″N 3°10′44″W / 54.134°N 3.179°W / 54.134; -3.179

Newton is a small village in the English county of Cumbria. It is located on the Furness peninsula north-east of the port of Barrow-in-Furness and south of the town of Dalton-in-Furness.

Newton was listed in the Domesday Book as being one of the vills or townships forming the Manor of Hougun which was held by Tostig Godwinson, Earl of Northumbria.[1]

Sky News Presenter Steve Dixon was born in the village, as was Richard T. Slone, a painter. Both were in the same year at school and were educated firstly in Newton and then in Dalton-in-Furness.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cumbria: Hougun (The Domesday Book On-Line)
  2. ^ "Richard T. Slone Biography". Richard T. Slone's official site. Retrieved 2007-12-12. 

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