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Newton Hall, Northumberland

Historical Description

Newton Hall, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Bywell St Peter parish, Northumberland, 8 miles ENE of Hexham, and 3 from Stocksfield station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Stocksfield (R.S.O.) Acreage, 990; population, 149. The ecclesiastical parish also comprises the townships of Newton and Stelling, and was constituted in 1877. Population, 373. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Newcastle-on-Tyne; net value, £250 with residence. The church, which was formerly a chapel of ease, was rebuilt in 1874 by the late Col. J. Joicey, and is a building in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, transepts, S porch, and an embattled western tower.

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 parishBywell St Peter 
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 districtNE43
Post TownStocksfield