Coanwood, a township in Haltwhistle parish, Northumberland, 4 miles S of Haltwhistle, with a station on the N.E.R., and a post office under Carlisle; money order and telegraph office, Haltwhistle. Acreage, 3320; population, 146. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in a large colliery. There is a Wesleyan chapel and a Friends' meeting-house. Coastamoor. See COATSA-MOOR.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Haltwhistle|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Coanwood from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Coanwood, East)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.
Online maps of Coanwood are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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