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Higham Dykes, Northumberland

Historical Description

Higham Dykes, a township in Ponteland parish, Northumberland, 7 miles SSW of Morpeth station on the North-Eastern and North British railways. It has a post office under Newcastle-on-Tyne; money order and telegraph office, Ponteland. Acreage, 224; population, 15.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishPonteland 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 
WardCastle 

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.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorthumberland
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtNE20
Post TownNewcastle Upon Tyne