WENNINGTON, a township in Melling parish, Lancashire; on the Lancaster and Settle railway, at the junction of the new line to Furness, 6 miles S by E of Kirkby-Lonsdale. It has a r station with telegraph. Acres, 830. Real property, £1,300. Pop., 180. Houses, 33. W. Hall is the seat of W. A. F. Saunders, Esq.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"WENNINGTON, a township in the parish of Melling, county Lancaster, 6 miles S.E. of Kirkby-Lonsdale. It is a station on the Leeds, Settle, and Lancaster branch of the Midland railway. It is situated on the Wenning Brook which joins the river Lune at Tarleton."
In 1835 Wennington was a township in the parish of Melling.
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