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Thorngrafton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Thorngrafton, a township in Haltwhistle parish, Northumberland, on the Roman wall, 1 mile from Bardon Mill station on the N.E.R., and a miles ENE of Haltwhistle. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Bardon Mill. Acreage, 4355 of land and 169 of water; population, 273. There are sand and iron stone quarries and a colliery.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishHaltwhistle 
Poor Law unionHaltwhistle 
WardTindale 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorthumberland
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtNE47
Post TownHexham