Shortflatt, a township in Bolam parish, Northumberland, 10 miles WSW of Morpeth, and 3 from Angerton station on the North British railway. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Belsay. Acreage, 518; population, 39. Shortflatt Tower was built in the reign of Stephen, and is an old peel tower; belonged in the time of Edward II. to the Raymes, passed to the Fenwicks, and belongs now to the Dent family.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
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Land and Property
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