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Sandhoe, Northumberland

Historical Description

Sandhoe, a township in St John Lee parish, Northumberland, 3 miles ENE of Hexbam, and 2 from Corbridge station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Hexham. Acreage, including Anick, 2549 of land and 70 of water; population, 439. Sandhoe House, a fine modern mansion, and Beanfront Castle, a castellated mansion, on the site of an old residence of the Carnabys, are the chief residences.

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

We have transcribed the entry for Sandhoe from the following:

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 districtNE46
Post TownHexham