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Fallowfield, Northumberland

Historical Description

Fallowfield, a township in St John Lee parish, Northumberland, near the Roman wall, 3½ miles N of Hexham, which is the post town. Acreage, 667; population, 31. There are lead mines and a colliery here. Fallowfield Fell commands a fine view, was quarried for the Roman wall, and has a Roman inscription on a grey stone called the Written Eock.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Poor Law unionHexham 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE46
Post TownHexham