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Portgate, Northumberland

Historical Description

Portgate, a township in St Oswald-in-Lee parish, Northumberland, 4½ miles NE of Hexham, and 3½ from Wall station on the North British railway. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Corbridge. Acreage, 664; population, 57. Coal is worked.

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 
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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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