Cornhill, a village and a parish in Northumberland. The village stands adjacent to the Tweedmouth and Kelso railway, about a mile from the Tweed, one-fourth mile from Coldstream station on the N.E.R., and 5½ miles SSW of Norham. It has a good inn, a Monday fortnightly cattle market, a lamb and wool fair in first week of July, and a fail-on 6 Dec., and is a good centre for anglers. It has a post and telegraph office (R.S.O.); money order office, Coldstream. The parish comprises the townships of Cornhill, Heatou Old. and New, and Tillmouth. Area, 4944 acres of land and 90 of water; population, 634. Traces exist of a castle taken by the Scots in 1549. There is a well formed by a petrifying spring. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Newcastle; net value, £300. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Durham. The church is Early English, and was thoroughly renovated in 1840, since which several additions have been made.
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- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Cornhill)
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