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North Seaton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Seaton, North, a village and a township in Woodhom parish, Northumberland, on the coast, at the N side of the Wansbeck river's mouth, with a station on the Blyth and Tyne railway, 6½ miles E of Morpeth. There is a post and money order office at North Seaton Colliery, under Morpeth; telegraph office, Newbiggin-by-the Sea. Acreage, 1465, and 217 of tidal water and foreshore; population, 1996. There is an extensive colliery. North Seaton Hall is the chief residence. There are a chapel of ease and Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishWoodhorn 
Poor Law unionMorpeth 

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 districtNE63
Post TownAshington