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North Gosforth, Northumberland

Historical Description

Gosforth, North, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Northumberland, 5¼ miles from Newcastle-on-Tyne, and 3 from Gosforth. Post and telegraph office, Seaton Burn. Area of the township, 1088 acres; population, 139; of the ecclesiastical parish, 1806. The living is a vicarage in. The diocese of Newcastle; net value, £140 with residence. Gosforth House, a structure of the 18th century, is now a hotel, and the grounds are converted into a racecourse.

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

Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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