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Harlow Hill, Northumberland

Historical Description

Harlow Hill, a township in Ovingham parish, Northumberland, on the Roman wall, 10 miles ENE of Hexham, and 3 from Prudhoe station on the N.E.R. It has a post office under Stocksfield; money order office, Horsley; telegraph office, Stamfordham. Acreage, 1023; population, 82. Foundations of the Roman wall still exist here, and the north fosse remains very distinct The Duke of Northumberland is lord of the manor and sole landowner.

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 
Civil parishOvingham 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 

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 districtNE15
Post TownNewcastle Upon Tyne